Watch Live: Internet Radio Fairness Act Hearings Today
The first hearings on the controversial Internet Radio Fairness Act will be broadcast live today at 11:30 AM ET. Witnesses include producer Jimmy Jam, former eMusic CEO David Pakman, and representatives of Pandora, SoundExchange and the broadcast industry.
The Act would, at least temporarily, lower payments to artists and labels from net broadcasters like Pandora. Opponents believe it's unfair to creaters, while supporters believe it will spur innovation and eventually higher payments. BROADCAST DETAILS:
Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition, and the Internet
Hearing: "Music Licensing Part One: Legislation in the 112th Congress"
Mr. Joseph J. Kennedy
Mr. Bruce T. Reese
Mr. David B. Pakman
Mr. Jimmy Jam
|Dr. Jeffrey A. Eisenach|
Managing Director and Principal
Mr. Michael J. Huppe
Watch today's hearings live here.