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Is it time for digital radio to pay up?

June 17, 2014

Copyright law sets a bright line at Feb. 15, 1972, allowing Internet, satellite and cable radio stations to air music recorded before that date without paying the artists. That means that major staples of the airwaves, from rock to folk to classic soul, are kept on rotation without any fees being paid to the artists.



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