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This is an interview with Kyle Funn, Manager of Licensing and Enforcement at Sound Exchange.  If you don't know, Sound Exchange is the arm of the music business that collects money from internet radio's play of RIAA music.  Over the past couple of years we have received many calls from people who want to start their own Internet station or at least put sound or videos on line, but are confused about what roya...
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-- SoundExchange and National Association of Broadcasters Set New Terms
for Streaming Rates and Extend Agreement Through 2015 --


WASHINGTON, D.C. - SoundExchange and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today a comprehensive agreement on Internet streaming rates for local radio stations that simulcast programming over the Internet or that create new stand-alone Internet stations. The agreement provides discount...


Jim Puzzanghera of the Los Angeles Times has an excellent article on the current status of internet radio and the new royalty rates imposed by SoundExchange (the major record companies) and the Copyright Royalty Board this morning.  The article particularly centers on Joe Kennedy, chief executive of PandoraRead the in depth article here.....