25. June 2007 · Comments Off on The web is going silent – make some noise! · Categories: Issues

The Copyright Royalty Board in the US, in their infinite greed and attempts to murder choice is increasing royalty rates so the web cast industry is shutting down on Tuesday, 26 June.

On Tuesday, thousands of webcasters will call on their millions of listeners to join the fight to save Internet radio and contact heir Congressional representatives to ask for their support of the Internet Radio Equality Act.”

After July 15, the CRB plans to impose its new rates, a policy that is retroactive, requiring Net radio providers pay the new rates for he previous 17 months as well.

What a crock – get involved, educate government about how important the internet is. Remember, old. rich white guys are the most overly represented sector of the US population and they aren’t the people using the internet in new and innovative ways. Most of them ask their young pages and assistants to send their email and update their web sites.

It’s up to you–


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