A guide to the standards and registries that can help simplify things for the music business.

The Standards

DDEX: The Digital Data Exchange, formed in 2006, is a standard for messaging in the digital supply chain. Originally focused on music, the standards could be applied to other areas as well. Its charter members include the three major music groups, Kobalt, the Orchard, various collection societies, Apple, Google, Omnifone and SonyDADC.


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