The revolution will not be televised after all... Last week, three copyright judges forced an end to debate between songwriters, labels and online digital music servicesby maintaining current royalty rates on CDs, downloads, online streaming services and ringtones... for the most part. Publishers wanted the rates to go up for CDs, while digital music services wanted to lower rates to less than $0.05 per track. The ruling came from the Copyright Royalty Board in Washington and really gave nobody exactly what they were asking for.
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