Copyright

RIAA heats up rhetoric in response to internet radio legislation

Summary:

In this statement, independent webcaster ThereIsNoRadio responds to a SoundExchange press release, in which the RIAA-backed consortium makes a number of inflammatory accusations against the Inslee bill and the SaveNetRadio coalition.

UPDATE: Kurt Hanson refutes some of SoundExchange's more dubious claims.

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Congress may loosen noose on internet radio

The Age of dark payola

Summary:

Netcasters take it in the pooper from the Copyright Royalty Board. The FCC certifies the HD Radio scam.

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Judges reject appeals from webcasters

Recording, movie industries lobby for permission to deceive

Summary:

Hollywood wants to be exempt from a bill that would ban the use of 'pretexting' to get data.

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