Pandora’s Profitable Quiet: Silence is Golden

You’re sitting there yakkin’ right in my face
I guess I’m gonna have to put you in your place
Y’know if silence was golden, you couldn’t raise a dime
Because your mind is on vacation and your mouth is working overtime…

Your Mind is on Vacation
by Mose Allison (Audre Mae Music Co. BMI)

I couldn’t help noticing that Pandora’s stock took a huge beating during the Internet Radio Fairness Act debacle–in fact, it reached its low right after the Future of Music Policy Summit:



But…the stock came roaring back as soon as IRFA quieted down.  So…silence really is golden after all.  Particularly if you’re a selling stockholder…