The Internet Radio Fairness Act
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Should royalties for internet radio have a set rate? Some internet radio providers believe that a set rate for royalties paid to the musicians should be implemented due to the fact of loosing half of their revenue to said royalties. Others believe that by doing so will have a negative impact on the music creator.
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Internet Radio: Will Congress level the playing field? | RedState

Internet Radio: Will Congress level the playing field? | RedState | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
Ever heard of Pandora?  A question you could be asking in the future when American's largest Internet radio service no longer exists.  A strange idea in an era where the power of the internet has transformed the way we do business and our everyday...
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The law has been flawed from the start and the law makers know it. The pros to the Internet Radio Fairness Act: level playing feild between internet radio broadcasters and other music broadcasters that take advantage of the flawed law that is currently in place, allows the internet radio industry to thrive, Stops Discrimitnation against internet radio broadcasters. The cons to the Internet Radio Fairness Act. Potentially reduces earnings for music creators, Lables lose revenue, could potentionaly help if a few key changes are made. I do feel its unfair to the Internet Radio that they aren't be taking seriously in the music broadcasting world and because of that they are having to pay rediculous amounts more than other music broadcasters. However, I don't feel the balance should come at the artist expence.

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musicFIRST | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
musicFIRST's mission is to ensure music creators get fair pay for their work everywhere it is played
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Pro Musician side. Not only does this artical give a lot of negitives to the Internet Radio Fairness Act, but it also has a comprimise. What music will the internet radio play if the musicians can't afford to make music.

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Internet Radio Fairness Act Slips Into Hibernation

Internet Radio Fairness Act Slips Into Hibernation | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
Despite some triumphant claims on Twitter, the Internet Radio Fairness Act isn't really dead. It's just hibernating.
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Where are we at with the Internet Radio Fairness Act? Although, it seems like we have made very little progress on the issue since 2012, the question of who is who has never been clearer. On one side, internet radio providers such as Pandora; and on the other, musicians and production professionals of the music industry.

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The Underpants Gnomes. Pandora and the Return of the Internet Radio Fairness Act.

The Underpants Gnomes. Pandora and the Return of the Internet Radio Fairness Act. | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
(image courtesy Southpark) In 1998 Southpark presciently lampooned the entire Dot Bomb bubble in an episode  called The Gnomes.  Essentially the Gnomes had a business plan: Step One: Collect Underp...
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New amendments to the bill. Seems like a more fair system. royalties goes down however also requires lables to give artist a bigger percentage of the royalties.

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Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties

Out Of Tune? Pandora Risks Big By Going After Artist Royalties | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Since Pandora launched its Internet radio service in 2007, it has grown from a startup facing near-bankruptcy to a leader of the digital streaming market.
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Where it all began. Pandora, a giant in the internet radio world claims it's a musician friendly company, but actions speak louder than words. At lease that's what musicians believe when Pandora spent roughly $350,000 to legalize lower royalty rates being paid to musicians.

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Digital Notes: A Royalty Dispute Spills Over Online

Digital Notes: A Royalty Dispute Spills Over Online | The Internet Radio Fairness Act | Scoop.it
The Internet radio company Pandora and members of a recording industry group, the MusicFirst Coalition, are lining up public support on opposing sides of a dispute about music royalties.
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