Thursday, July 12, 2007

Net Rescued? Support This NOW!!!!!!!!!!!

Rescue Internet Radio

Internet Radio Equality Act of 2007 S. 1353

A quote from a letter written by Senator Ron Wyden: “You may be pleased to learn that I have introduced the The Internet Radio Equality Act of 2007, S. 1353. This legislation would nullify the CRB music royalties decision with respect to webcasting and modify the basis for making ruling in the future. Currently, [...]

Web DJs Silenced by Royalty Fees
The Internet is losing much of its musical variety as hundreds of free Internet radio stations have shut down with the prospect of huge increases in royalty fees. Most other webcasters say they will stop when the rates kick in Sunday.
Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times
Distress Signal for Webcasters
Time is running out for Internet radio webcasters. Small webcasters have been very successful in getting their stories out to the public. And now it is time for Sound Exchange to listen or for Congress to act.
Dawn Morgan, Creative Loafing Tampa

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