The Death of Internet Radio

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Doc Searls on Linux Journal describes a remarkable case of a new industry being regulated out of existence to please its old-style competitors.

In a move that recalls the Vogons’ decision to destroy Earth to clear the way for a highway bypass through space (a thankfully fictional premise of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy), the judges comprising the Copyright Royalty Board have decided to destroy the Internet radio industry so the Recording Industry won’t be inconvenienced by something it doesn’t know, like or understand.
Internet Radio on Death Row

via Linux Weekly News.