“Web radio broadcasters across the United States were preparing for a ‘Day of Silence’ on June 26 to protest the U.S. government’s plans to boost royalty payments to artists and record companies by more than 300 percent, when their music is played online.” More
For the record (no pun intended), I emailed my representatives in Washington. Senator Claire McCaskill (or someone on her staff, I’m sure) responded with a timely, knowledgeable acknowledgement of support. Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver (or someone on his staff) however, responded with references to a totally unrelated subject. Oh well. It’s good to know that at least Claire is paying attention.