StreamingSoundtracks.com
Search

 

VIP
Subscribe to become a VIP member of SST!

· Request More Often
· Unshared Requests
· Request Countdown Timer
· Request Ready Indicator
· Your Request History
· Access To The VIP Forum
· Add More Favorites

:: Click Here To Upgrade ::

:: Give VIP as a Gift ::

Click Here To Listen

Follow Us


Donation Meter


Make donations with PayPal!
Monthly Goal:
$500.00

Need:
$125.00

25 Donations:
$375.00

StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-27) Victor $10.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-27) Anonymous $25.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-27) alien_avatar $13.34
Death.FM (Nov-27) jorrizza $16.66
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-25) Anonymous $25.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-24) martino $10.00
Death.FM (Nov-23) SeclusionSolution $50.00
Death.FM (Nov-22) Windsor $5.00
Death.FM (Nov-21) dred77 $5.00
1980s.FM (Nov-21) GrkTrg $25.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-20) voda $15.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-20) molossus $10.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-19) Ghostkeeper $15.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Nov-19) Ruelf $10.00


 


Last Month's Donors
Death.FM (Oct-31) diginferno $50.00
Death.FM (Oct-31) postmasterdclxvi $30.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Oct-30) Victor $5.00
Death.FM (Oct-30) picsaleves $5.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Oct-30) voda $20.00
StreamingSoundtracks.com (Oct-29) Luvmusic $10.00




Windows Phone App

Android App

SSTore



:: SSTore ::


Windows Media

Partners


:: Link To Us ::
:: Add Your Link ::


H.R. 5469 Passes House!!!

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    StreamingSoundtracks.com Forum Index -> Streaming
View previous topic :: View next topic 
Author Message
USA Morglum
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander



Joined: Apr 20, 2002
Member#: 57
Posts: 252
Location: San Francisco, CA

Morglum is offline View user's profile Send private message Send e-mail Morglum's Favorites are Private
AIM Address Yahoo Messenger MSN Messenger
PostPosted: Tue Oct 08, 2002 2:15 am   Post subject: H.R. 5469 Passes House!!! Reply with quote


Compromise bill would permit small webcasters to stay alive without setting dangerous CARP precedent; goes to Senate next

BY PAUL MALONEY & KURT HANSON
The House of Representatives, in a "suspension" vote that bypasses the usual committee process, has just passed H.R. 5469, the bill which amends the copyright law to include the royalty rate compromise reached last night by small commercial webcasters and the record industry.

"The interplay between Berman and Sensenbrenner was really interesting," noted 3WK co-founder Wanda Atkinson, who watched the proceedings on C-SPAN. "Berman acknowledged Sensenbrenner's 'ham-handed- manner of introducing the earlier version of HR 5469, but then indicated he realized that the bill introduction was actually Sensenbrenner's way of forcing webcasters and the RIAA to come to an agreement."

This means the bill now goes to the Senate, where, if it passes, and with a signature from the President, it will become law. It is expected to hit the Senate floor within the next week or so.

The bill specifies that the rate cannot be claimed to be a "willing buyer/willing seller" by participants in any future CARP arbitration. (This should satisfy the NAB's primary concern last week that had them intending to not support the bill because it might be seen as establishing a new "marketplace" rate.)

The full text of the bill is not yet available (as of 3PM CDT) but may soon be posted on the website of the Office of the Clerk of the House of Represenatives here.
_________________
"A dream is a wish your heart makes. Only you can make the dream come true."
Display posts from previous:
Post new topic   Reply to topic    StreamingSoundtracks.com Forum Index -> Streaming All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum



Forums ©


Copyright © 2001-2014 24seven.FM, LLC All rights reserved.
Comments, images, and trademarks are property of their respective owners.
You can syndicate our news using the file backend.php or ultramode.txt. Robots may follow the Sitemap.