Category Archives: CRB

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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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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"CRB is Legitimate" Says a US Federal Court Judge

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled Thursday that the Copyright Royalty Board is constitutional. The decision ends for now a long-running controversy over the legitimacy of the CRB, which sets royalty rates that webcasters pay to … Continue reading

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Judge Tosses Live365’s Motion, Constitutionality of CRB Still Unresolved!

A federal judge has denied Live365’s motion for an injunction which challenged the Constitutional legitimacy of the Copyright Royalty Board. Live365, our Internet radio provider, maintains the CRB judges should have been appointed by the President. Judge Reggie Walton said … Continue reading

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