Category Archives: Copyright Royalties

Live365 Returns to Broadcasting, Our Status of Returning is Undecided

Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, our pioneering internet broadcast provider has returned.  Live365 made its return to internet broadcasting this week, nearly a year after the company was forced to shut down due to rising royalty costs for … Continue reading

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Radionomy Implements Geo-Block in Certain Countries With No Explanation

“(They) decided to geo-block radio stations broadcasting in some countries. These countries represent only a limited part of the audience.” Continue reading

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Growing Pains with our new Broadcast Home

“Last week, the network experienced repeated tracks and jingles. Some Radionomy producers have speculated this was a result of a lawsuit filed against the company by Sony, which has accused Radionomy of not paying royalties.” Continue reading

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Live365 Makes It Official, Shutting Down January 31st.

I’ve always wanted to be in broadcasting, and this venture made my dream come true. It breaks my heart that many people will be losing their jobs at Live365 due to bureaucrats in Washington. Continue reading

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Smooth Jazz and More Signs On with Radionomy

Long-time Internet radio broadcaster, Smooth Jazz and More has signed on with Belgium-based Internet broadcaster ‘Radionomy’.  In the wake of Live365’s pending shutdown at the end of the month due to financial difficulties, its founder created the stream to guarantee … Continue reading

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Live365 Abrupt Shutdown Possibly Means The End Is Near

Driving on my way home, I received a notice from our Internet service provider, Live365.  Now I couldn’t read and drive, but I did see some disturbing information. “…some of our stations (Personal Broadcasters) will not be issued a new … Continue reading

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SoundExchange Forces Internet Radio Webcaster, "SWCast" To Shut Down

Last week, SoundExchange, the Internet arm of the Recording Industry Association of America, received help from the government in shutting down SWCast, an Internet radio webcaster, by enforcing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Citing the requirements in the DMCA, … Continue reading

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