Tag: Internet Radio

Internet radio could be royally f**cked.

Internet radio could be royally f**cked.

Oh, I’m sorry, I meant royalty fucked. According to Ars Technica’s Eric Bangeman, the Copyright Royalty Board shitcanned the appeal to overturn the proposed increase in Internet broadcast royalties. The new royalty scheme will be effective May 15th unless a Washington, DC appelate court will do something. This is a very sad day for Internet […]

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Internet radio needs your help!

Internet radio needs your help!

I got an email message from SomaFM‘s General Manager, Rusty Hodge. Rusty is trying to oppose a new bill that will drastically increase the fees paid to the RIAA for Internet radio broadcasts. Sites like SomaFM used to pay a percentage of their income to the RIAA — in Soma’s case, 10% of their annual […]

SomaFM review
By September 11, 20050 Comments Read More →

SomaFM review

Way back before Netscape knew their 4.x browser line sucked and before they bought up Winamp and before they co-branded with AOL Instant Messenger, there was a great little streaming internet radio site called spinner.com. Spinner had dozens of streaming radio stations to listen to, most importantly to me, separate techno, ambient, electronica, and trance […]

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