What is the RESPECT Act?

The RESPECT Act is an anagram for Respecting Senior Performers as Essential Cultural Treasures Act. Legislation introduced by Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and George Holding (R-N.C.) that would require digital radio services such as Sirius and Pandora to pay royalties to classic artists whose music was recorded before 1972.

Read more in this Huffington Post Article “Music Legends Push Respect Act For Unpaid Digital Royalties”