We have no problem with Pandora getting parity with terrestrial radio royalty rates, just disable all of the user interactivity and function exactly like Terrestrial Radio to get exactly the same rates. Isn’t this just obvious?
In truth, Terrestrial Radio in just about every country outside the USA pays performance royalties to artists and rights holders. So yes, there also should be parity, and Terrestrial Radio in the USA should be paying artists performance royalties as well. The selective reasoning of those who seek to exploit artists seems to know no bounds in it’s lack of consistency or logic.
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