More on Pandora’s Bait and Switch Campaign

MTP readers will remember the short lived legislation to lower artist royalties that Pandora backed last year.  That was called the “Internet Radio Fairness Act” and it never came to a vote.  The House IP Subcommittee  held a hearing at which, I think it is fair to say, Pandora lost and lost big. We Will […]

Getting IRFA’d: Pandora Lobbyists Shakedown Continues as The National Association of Broadcasters lines up to oppose artists–again

Remember that the United States is one of a handful of countries that deny artists a performance royalty for sound recordings on broadcast radio.  Those radio stations–through their lobbyists the National Association of Broadcasters–are lined up behind Pandora on the “willing shakedown” legislation carried by Reps. Jason Chaffetz, Jared Polis and Google fanboy Senator Ron […]