RIAA Wants To Make Sure Radio Sounds Bad

from the such-a-brilliant-strategy dept

Mikester writes in to tell us that the RIAA is complaining that: "Digital radio broadcasts that bring CD-quality sound to the airwaves could lead to unfettered song copying if protections are not put in place." Not at all surprising, of course, but they're basically complaining that digital radio - whose whole claim to fame is the quality of the sound - sounds too good.
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    Dr. Don Blake, 15 Jun 2004 @ 5:54am

    Music quality

    So Digital radio should just do what radio DJs have done for years, ruin the songs by talking over the intro and the fade of every number they play ... "Hey, All right, this is the boss station with the boss hits that my boss told me to play, YEAH!"—with acknowledgement to George Carlin, of course ;-)

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