Re: [acid-jazz] Webcasters, Music Labels Appeal Online Royalty Rate

From: sirka (
Date: Thu Aug 08 2002 - 16:04:16 CEST

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    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.
    > 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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