> --- "Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Simple, then! Move your digital operation...your
>> personal self...
>> or both thereof...up here to Canada! Unless/until
>> RIAA, et al, can
>> get the laws changed, every sound record fixed
>> before midnight on
>> 12/31/56 is now in the public domain!
> Based on my understanding, I would have to move my
> personal self up there as well. My understanding is,
> even if I used a Canadian server, I would be still be
> under American jurisdiction. Moving myself somewhere
> for sake of the radio station is pretty much out of
> the question right now. It makes no money so its
> finances are presently entirely dependent on my
> I do know that the RIAA is pushing VERY hard to get
> the laws changed in the other countries and my guess
> is they will push even harder in the future. You see,
> if the RIAA is unsuccessful in its attempt to shut
> down and take control over Internet radio, it will
> not be too long before up and coming artists will no
> longer have anything to do with the major RIAA lables.
> When that happens, the ONLY thing that they will have
> going for them will be the market for legacy
> recordings from more recent decades.
> Too bad Canada is so far away from Texas. It would be
> VERY cool to bring my "Radio Dismuke Mobile Studios"
> over to your house and do a broadcast of you talking
> about and playing records from your collection - cool
> for both me and the audience.
Bring back Border Radio!