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New Music Royalty Rates May Shut Down Internet Radio


There’s a online petition going… I’ve digitally signed it.
On Friday March 2nd, the U.S. government, through the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), made a determination of the royalty rates Internet Radio webcasters must pay the owners of sound recording copyrights to license the music they webcast for the years 2006-2010. The license is paid to SoundExchange, a nonprofit organization that collects royalty payments from digital music broadcasters and distributes them to rights holders.
The above quote is from ( ,which is my favourite internet radio station.It’s a shame things are going this way…

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