mediageek 14 May 2009: Radio Performance Royalty Bill Passes House Committee

Satellite radio, internet radio, even radio in other countries have to pay royalties to the performers on the CDs they play, but not US broadcasters. That might change soon. A bill just passed a House committee that would end this decades old exemption. We discuss the question: should radio stations pay these royalties to artists and record labels, or is the promotional value of radio a sufficient quid pro quo?


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