A Day of Silence for Internet Radio

A Day of Silence for Internet Radio
Innovation

Internet Radio broadcasters, in protest to the impending increase of record company royalties mandated by the CRB, have called for a day of radio silence on June 26th. The new...

Alex Morrison
  • 22 june 2007

Internet Radio broadcasters, in protest to the impending increase of record company royalties mandated by the CRB, have called for a day of radio silence on June 26th. The new laws, which will "force webcasters to pay an annual fee plus 12 percent of their profits to SoundExchange, the industry’s royalty collection agency", will force many internet radio services to close shop for good, and in response many of those affected are attempting to petition congress to make a stand on their behalf.

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