Small Webcasters Make Deal
10 percent of revenue if they make under 250,000 dollars and 12 percent of revenue if they make between 250,000 and 1.25 million dollars. The agreement is retroactive to January 1, 2006 and will continue through December 31, 2010 when the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) will start a new negotiation.
While 24 webcasters have signed the deal, according to a statement released by SoundExchange yesterday, criticism still exists. Wired points out that the the agreement only covers artists and labels who are SoundExchange members. - a lot more on this story
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