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Endpoint: MCPS

created on: 1/10/2019
by: bob (7922)

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MCPS was the abbreviation of Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society, the UK's leading collection society.
MCPS represented songwriters, composers and music publishers – representing their mechanical rights, and collects royalties whenever their music is reproduced as a physical product – this includes CDs, DVDs, digital downloads and broadcast or online.

The Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society began as Mecolico, the Mechanical Copyright Licenses Company, which was founded in 1910 in anticipation of the Copyright Act of 1911. Mecolico licensed the mechanical rights within musical works and merged with the Copyright Protection Society in 1924. While Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) collected fees for playing gramophone recordings.

MCPS merged with PRS and became The MCPS-PRS Alliance Limited.
In 1997 the name was changed to PRS for Music Limited.
PRS represents their songwriter, composer and music publisher members’ performing rights, and collects royalties on their behalf whenever their music is played or performed publicly.
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