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Why is Billboard Writer Defending Pandora Radio On Anti-Gay Politician Contributions?

You can see the whole conversation here. 

Why is Billboard writer defending Pandora Radio on Founder, CEO, 1/2 the Board and other top executives giving money to anti-gay politician Jason Chaffetz.   91 more words

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UPDATE Pandora Radio's Gay Marriage Problem Just Got Worse: CEO and 1/2 Board of directors also supported radical anti-gay politician

Looks like Pandoras anti-gay marriage problem just got a much much bigger.  This is no longer just a Tim Westergren problem.  Looks like it’s a company wide problem.Pandora’s Founder, 2013 CE) and HALF the board of directors donated money to a radical anti-gay Congressman from Utah,  Jason Chaffetz. 342 more words

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Chris Harrison: Please Explain Why Pandora Has No Respect For Aretha Franklin?

Songwriter Enemy #1 is also Performer Enemy #1?

Hello Chris:

Now I’m not 100% positive that you were the person at Pandora that made the decision not to pay royalties on pre-1972 master recordings, but given your history of screwing songwriters (multiple lawsuits, ASCAP, BMI, DMX legal trickery etc etc) it seems like the requisite set of skills required to repeatedly screw songwriters is the same set of skills required to screw performers.   141 more words

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I Can Prove Songwriters Abused by Unscrupulous Webcasters. So Why Are Songwriters under DOJ Supervision?

We’ve heard a lot of misleading rhetoric by blowhard broadcasting/webcasting lobbyists on Capitol Hill.  Songwriters are somehow a threat to these multi-billion dollar corporations and so songwriters must be kept in the yoke of the DOJ consent decree. 523 more words

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The Revolution Will Be Webcast But Gil Scott Heron's Estate Will Not Be Paid for Use of Recording.

Pandora has stopped paying performers who recorded before 1972. A bizarre interpretation of copyright law by Pandora, Sirius and Clear Channel has led these companies to seemingly collude and simultaneously stop paying artists on all pre-1972 sound recordings.   104 more words

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Did Pandora's Chris Harrison Intentionally Mislead Congress and Investors When He Claimed Pandora Purchased Radio Station?

Pandora’s Publicity Stunt: Pandora bought  South Dakota terrestrial radio station minus the broadcast license.

Back in June of 2013 Pandoras Associate Chief Counsel Chris Harrison… 307 more words

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