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  • Oct 14th, 2009 @ 10:40am

    performance royalties.

    do you know that the countries currently not paying these performance royalties for terrestrial radio play are the United States, China, North Korea and the Congo? Almost all other countries pay both performance rights holders (like BMI/ASCAP etc) and Performance royalties (which pay the performers of the tune) That's what these fees are going to do, have broadcast radio also pay performance royalties. Internet radio already does.
    it's like $500 a year. They pay more than that for NBA "fees".