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Pandora Has To Stump Up $90M For Its Use Of Pre-1972 Songs

Pandora Has To Stump Up $90M For Its Use Of Pre-1972 Songs

Earlier this year, the Record Industry Association of America began to pursue Pandora on behalf of record labels to seek royalties for the use of tracks recorded before 1972. Now, it’s reached a settlement that will see Pandora stump up $US90 million for using the songs.

RIAA Bullies Tiny Music Sites That Pay Fees Instead Of Make Money

RIAA Bullies Tiny Music Sites That Pay Fees Instead Of Make Money

We’ve known for years that the RIAA acts like a bunch of hypocritical bullies with nothing better to do than pick on the helpless. But wow. The latest report about how the lobbying organisation is now bullying small music sites that not only have zero revenue but also pay licensing…