Dust-Up: Webcasters vs. the music industry

Kurt Hanson and Jay Rosenthal debate the laws and economics of Internet radio.

  • Can the music industry sue its way to profit?

    The entertainment industry’s legal successes against Napster, Grokster, etc., have failed to slow plummeting sales. How will cracking down on web radio be any different? Publisher Kurt Hanson and attorney Jay Rosenthal debate the economics of online music

  • Hype and glory

    Should the music industry stop worrying and learn to love the promotional value it gets from letting webcasters play their music? Publisher Kurt Hanson and attorney Jay Rosenthal debate the economics of online music.

  • Getting paid for music

    What's the best way for those in the music industry to make money on the webcasting explosion? Publisher Kurt Hanson and attorney Jay Rosenthal debate the economics of online music.

  • Sounds and cents

    Why should webcasters have to pay royalties to labels and performers when local broadcasters don't? If an online station builds a business around music, what share of the revenues should go to the copyright owners? Publisher Kurt Hanson and attorney Jay Rosenthal debate the economics of...

  • Web spinners and royalty collectors

    Should webcast hobbyists have to pay like pros? Publisher Kurt Hanson and attorney Jay Rosenthal debate the economics of online music.

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