Washington is a roaring dumpster fireor, at least saying so on the stump whips up the type of thunderous applause thats capable of putting a reality T.V. star within striking distance of the White House.
Ninety-nine percent of the time, the laws, rules and regulations that govern streaming music go unnoticed by every day Americans. So it is unsurprising that once again the US Copyright Office, through its delegates of the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), is quietly in the midst of a process to determine the amount of money which digital streaming music services, like Pandora, Spotify and iHeartRadio, must pay performers for the use of their recordings.
The ink is not even dry on Obamas ill-conceived executive agreement with Iran and already observers have found potentially unlawful stipulations baked into the agreement.
A delighted Mick Jagger just visited the Stalinist nation that criminalized his music and herded many of its listeners into forced-labor camps at Soviet bayonet-point as punishment.