[cc-br] RIAA / royalties / internet radio
hfml at brfree.com.br
Wed May 9 00:00:35 EDT 2007
Mais um caso algo similar ao de Salamanca: RIAA quer coletar royalties
de rádio-internet, mesmo sobre obras musicais licenciadas sem ônus.
Is the RIAA Pulling a Scam on the Music Industry?
The RIAA claims to collect royalties from Internet radio on behalf of
musicians, but that is a lie. The fact is, the RIAA (acting for the big
record companies) demands payment even if the musicians have said their
recording is freely sharable. And the musicians don't get this payment
unless they join the RIAA -- and give an impression of supporting it.
This law is one more illustration of how the US government takes the
side of big business over and against US citizens.
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