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Senate hearings on music royalties

In the US, the Senate has been holding Judiciary Committee hearings on music royalties.

Is internet radio on track to be a $20 billion (that’s billion) advertising market, as claimed by John Simson of Soundexchange?

Or is internet radio a fledgling industry, likely to collapse under the burden of royalty payments imposed by the Copyright Review Board?

Pandora is the largest internet radio company with revenues of $25 million. $18 million of which will be paid in royalties to … Soundexchange. Continue reading Senate hearings on music royalties