|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] internet radio
|On Wed, Jul 08, 2009 at 01:11:37PM -0400, Ron Guerin wrote:
> Ruben Safir wrote:
> > On another note, the music industry has buckled on the issue of
> > royalites to the online radio business and negotiated a much cheaper
> > royalty than Congress awarded them.
> I saw this also, and it looks like the big boys cut themselves a deal
> they can live with. Anyone hear from the small time operators that are
> the ones that really matter and are least likely to get a deal they can
> survive with?
> - Ron
The Law fundementally sucks, and turning it over would be the better solution.
Charles Rangel has been mentioned as a supporter against royalities for the
traditional radio and might be a good target to reverse this stupidity.