SoundExchange and CMRRA will continue to work independently and serve their current customers while also exploring collaborative opportunities such as sharing core services.
CMRRA president Caroline Rioux and her senior management team will remain with the operation, reporting to the board of directors of SXWorks, a new subsidiary of SoundExchange.
MacDonald's compositions (8) (of which there are said to be as many as 2000) are registered with CMRRA. The fact that his compositions are among the most strictly regulated in the Cape Breton canon is somewhat ironic and raises issues of ownership and compositional control.
(7.) The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) is a not-for- profit organization that issues licences and distributes royalties for mechanical and synchronization rights.
. While he allows it's possible that part of the deal may be, a requirement that the site make it difficult for viewers to cut and paste lyrics, he admits there's no way to keep those determined to circumvent the system from coming up with a way to do so.
Royalties are paid according to CMRRA
royalty rates and the royalties are then re-distributed to their members, the majority of them being music publishers.