Pandora Dispute Pink Floyd's Claims

(hennemusic) Pandora is disputing claims made this week by Pink Floyd regarding the company's efforts to reduce artist royalties from internet radio.

USA Today published an op-ed piece written by the iconic band that suggested Pandora was trying to convince the US Congress to lower artist royalties by 85% while simultaneously asking artists for their support.

"We have enormous respect for the members of Pink Floyd, and their amazing artistic contributions," began a statement from Pandora published by Business Insider. "We also respect the genuineness of their opinion."

"Unfortunately, they have been given badly misleading information the result of a well-orchestrated campaign by the RIAA and their lobbying arm to mislead and agitate artists.

"A glaring example is the assertion that Pandora supports an '85% artist pay cut.' That is simply not true." more on this story

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