[JPL] Royalty-Rate Hike Alarms Web Broadcasters

Ed Trefzger ed.trefzger at jazzweek.com
Wed Mar 7 16:40:40 EST 2007



OntheBeach at aol.com wrote:
> What's really crazy is that this obscure federal agency is charging the 
> equivalent of full statutory rate (music publishing & writer's share) as if EVERY 
> listener BOUGHT a copy of the record!!!
>  
> This defies logic to the extent that it could only come to pass in the 
> Bush-Cheney environ.
>  
> With this current administration....it just gets curioser and curioser.
> -ricky schultz
>   
As fun as it may be to bash the current White House occupants, the Copyright Royalty Board is under the jurisdiction of the Library of Congress and not the executive branch.

Here's info on the judges on the panel:

http://www.copyright.gov/pr/crb-judges.html

Ed





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