This is part of a broader attempt by Pandora to win the hearts-and-minds of working musicians, and bolster support in Congress. Here’s an email shared with Digital Music News; we blotted out the name of the artist (and some other identifying details) but everything else is intact…
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ALSO AT DIGITAL MUSIC NEWS:
Pandora Tries to Convince a Musician That He Isn’t Getting Screwed…
From: Blake Morgan
To: Tim Westergren @ Pandora
Without us, you don’t have a business.
The idea of “allowing” us to “participate” in a business that is built solely on distributing and circulating our copyrighted work is like a grocery store saying it has an idea to “allow” the manufacturers of the goods it carries to get paid. The store isn’t “allowing” Del Monte to get paid for their cans of green beans, right? Of course not.