Sometimes called "black box" royalties, these are royalties for which a publisher or writer is named but cannot be traced by a pay source. Writers who earn royalties for usage but cannot be found are often referred to as “lost” writers. After an established waiting period, these royalties are no longer payable and are generally distributed by top earners by market share.
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