Congress moves to help internet radio providers
Representatives Jay Inslee (D-Wash) and Jay Inslee (D-Wash) introduced a bill in the House yesterday that would explicitly nullify the findings of the Copyright Royalty Board, which set forth last month a royalty fee for Internet streaming performances that online providers say could put them out of business entirely. As discussed in earlier posts, the Copyright Royalty Board proposed a plan to charge internet radio providers the same as traditional over-the-air proviers. More information can be found here.
Regular updates on the development and how it affects internet radio providers will be provided.