Internet Radio Fairness Act (IRFA) Doesn’t Pass

The “Internet Radio Fairness Act” was defeated by Congress, meaning performers, songwriters and studio professionals will still be treated fairly. The IRFA sought to reduce the royalties that Internet Radio operators pay to owners of the sound recordings.

To read The Recording Academy’s Chair Emeritus Jimmy Jam‘s testimony on the IRFA,  visit the‘s website

“Jimmy Jam, Chair Emeritus of The Recording Academy, testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet at a hearing titled “Music Licensing Part One: Legislation In The 112th Congress.” Jam spoke out against legislation that would cut artists royalties…”