It’s not clear exactly why, but the deadline for web casters to pay a huge new royalty fee has been postponed from MayÂ 15 to July 15. Good news for those of us who think this new rate is bad for the public, bad for Internet radio and bad for the artists whose music is heard on these webcasts.
I’m sure it’s still not enough time for a new bi-partisan bill introduced in Congress that would essentially reverse the ruling by the Copyright Royalty Board. Still, it’s worth supporting the bill by contacting your representatives and urging them to get behind the legislation and help move it along as fast as possible.
I must say: thank you Bob. I would not have noticed this for a few days if you’d not have posted.