10 Things You Need To Know About the Copyright Royalty Board Decision


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You say, "Those that were in

Submitted by Whoops! (not verified) on January 29, 2016 - 3:19am.

You say, "Those that were in the old “Microcaster” category would be unaffected; they’re still on the hook for a $500 minimum but probably nothing more."

How are microcasters "unaffected" when there is no longer a 'microcaster' category? There is no longer any distinction whatsoever between a multi-billion dollar "radio" station conglomerate and a relatively small independent Internet radio station. One umbrella.

I believe you meant to say non-commercial webcaster. And to be classified as non-commercial the station must qualify as a 501c non-profit or be operated by a govt. entity.

If you need access to the

Submitted by kevin on June 27, 2016 - 1:24pm.

If you need access to the non-commercial tier to continue the low ($500) rate, you might consider a fiscal sponsorship relationship which doesn't require all the extra work of 501(c)(3) status. Get in touch if you need help finding a potential sponsor.

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