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Royalty Rate Threat Averted!

For DJ’s who play music in Second Life and have been worried about the Roaylty CRB decision, congratulations, we are saved! A lot of political pressure and support to campaigns such as SaveNetRadio have really helped the recent decision of … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Worse: Internet Broadcasting Alternatives – Part 3

With the deadline till the royalty rates for Internet broadcasters nears, I’ve been covering the different options that are available say a deal does not get done. Some bad news was announced earlier today as the courts denied the ‘motion … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Worse: Internet Broadcasting Alternatives – Part 1

With the deadline for the increased royalty rates looming, I wanted to focus on alternative ways to keep Internet Broadcasters alive. This series I will run thoughout this week and will focus on Internet Broadcasting Alternatives. While this article may seem damning in the fight over Royalty Rates and fees that were imposed by the Copyright Review Board earlier this year. I feel that it is better to be prepared rather than caught off guard. Even if a resolution to the excessive royalty fees are made, the alternatives that I will highlight can only enhance current Internet Broadcaster options. If you want a full recap of the CRA decision and it’s fall out, the Broadcast Law Blog, the Radio and Internet Newsletter, and the SaveNetRadio.org group have done a great job in covering the issues. In this post I want to focus on IODA Promonet. Continue reading

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IFPI board member threatens blogger

I really wish I had another way title this post, but mainly a music executive threatened blogger and academic Andrew Dubber’s for his discussion on his criticism of the RIAA (then again who DOESN’T criticize the RIAA?) through the a … Continue reading

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Radio Broadcasting in Trouble

On Friday, I was informed of some disturbing news concerning Internet radio streaming and webcasting. The United States Copyright Board has made the decision to increase the royalty rates for streamed audio to the point where webcasters are not just … Continue reading

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