Online Radio Broadcasts Must Pay Royalty Fees

A ruling by a federal court upholding the legislative decision of the United States Copyright Office means that radio stations that stream their music over the Internet will be on the same footing as webcasters and must pay the royalty rates to the record labels.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How did the federal court reach its decision?
After this ruling, who did determine the royalty rate for Internet radio broadcasters?
What were the royalty rates proposed by the arbitration panel?

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