actually, the RIAA is appealing the rate too, they feel it is too LOW
Bob Davis wrote:
> Therefore you should take the time to be proactive in getting yourselves armed with the information that you need in order to make a decision on where you stand with respect to these issues.
> Ultimately the decision will be made by Congress, so even if you don't care as a music consumer and are perfectly satisfied to just let this be "white folk bidness", you should be concerned as a voter, because eventually it's going to become an election issues and ultimatly impact your tax dollars!
> Don't depend on others to do this for you.
> GO AND GET YOURSELF INFORMED!!!
> There are an endless mirad of websites (probably hundreds) out there with mucho/macho information on this issue.
> I am not going to list them all here.
> They are pretty easy to find, because most of them are linked together.
> Here two places that you can start...
> (and from these points you can get to all of the others)
> Get ready to start buying more and more Brittiney Spears CD's, should these appeals be unsuccessful...
> Webcasters, Music Labels Appeal Online Royalty Rate
> Thu Aug 8,12:50 AM ET
> By Andy Sullivan
> WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet radio stations, musicians and record labels said separately Wednesday they would mount court challenges to a per-song royalty rate set by the government after years of negotiations.--
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