Wednesday, April 18, 2007

First payola, now Dark Payola

``You know all about payola, the Big 4 record label way of making sure they get air-time for what they want, when they want. It's routine. Here comes Dark Payola, thanks to the Copyright Royalty Board.`` I have some quotes in this article, and it's worth reading to understand some of the more sinister reasons that the RIAA is pushing for such high royalty rates - it's a way they can exert more control over what music gets airplay and what doesn't.

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