Webcast Music Fees Set, But Not So Friendly to NonComms The Copyright Office finally released the rates for webcasting music as the result of arbitration between the recording industry and the radio industry. These are the fees that on-line broadcasters will be required to pay the record industry (not the songwriters — those fees are […]
Archive | February, 2002
Police Attack Italy IMC I’m not sure what to comment on this, except to say that it’s wrong, but seems to be part of a disturbing trend, given the recent shutdown of the Swiss IMC. Here’s the news from Global IMC, which was translated from Italian: This morning around 7.00, police knocked at the doors […]
Charges Against RaisetheFist Webmaster Dropped. What’s Going On? Urbana IMC’s ML points out a Newsbytes article: “‘We have opted not to seek an indictment at this time. We are continuing to investigatate the matter, but as of right now, he’s off the hook,” said Thomas Mrozek, public affairs officer for the U.S. attorney’s office in […]
IMC-Switzerland Voluntarily Shuts Down Over Charges of Anti-Semitism Machination.org has been covering this story pretty well (look in the center column). I haven’t had the time to properly contextualize the situation and post it here. Luckily Machination’s Matthew has done a pretty good job: “The Swiss IMC webpage was shut down today, probably by its […]
New on DIY-Files: First impressions on the Sound Blaster Extigy, USB external sound card.