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A law that could save internet radio stations from having to make payouts they claim will cripple them has been approved by the US House of Representatives and is expected to pass into law. Internet radio stations had mounted a public campaign, claiming that new fees for playing music online set by the Copyright Royalty Board ( …

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All I hear is radio gaga

Tough one this one, but yes they should be allowed to deal directly with the copyright holders and negotiate a fee.

Though it is not all music now is it, I rather enjoy a good shock jock, and the net needs a few more of those, if there are any actually.

Hmm, try for a change in career perhaps.

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Pandora back in the Uk then?

Your article doesn't make it clear if this means Pandora will be allowed to broadcast back in the UK - any idea?

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I hope they get a chance

Since the govtards have allowed big media to suck up all the TV and radio stations around the country and all you get are two or three in a large city all playing the same old, same old day after day. It's really sickening (and why I and bajillions of others depend on my own portable music dispenser for a sound of something decent (anything from Princess Mononoke, Sandy Denny, to Led Zeppelin and Moussourgsky)

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