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[Mar. 19th, 2007|03:53 pm]
Beemer
I subscribe to a website (www.di.fm) that streams trance music all day for me to listen to at work, all day, every day.

This makes me happy.

On March 2nd, the Copyright Royalty Board made a decision about rates for webcasts that is likely to destroy Internet radio utterly.

This makes me unhappy.

FAQ here, write your congresscritter here.

I want the ability to wave my magic wand and cause organizations things that displease me to suffer catastrophic existence failure. Grr.
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[User Picture]From: dr_tectonic
2007-03-20 04:21 am (UTC)
Having now done my research, see my comment to dan above. The big complaint is that the royalties for streaming are five to eight times the royalty rates for broadcast.
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