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From: "David Lennick" <[log in to unmask]>
> Dismuke wrote:
> > --- "Steven C. Barr(x)" <[log in to unmask]>
> > wrote:
> >> 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
> > finances.
> > 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!