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Re: May 1 Blackout at EarthLight Studios

AFM Supports Blackout:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeremy Sawruk" <lobachevski@hotmail.com>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 12:48 PM
Subject: RE: May 1 Blackout at EarthLight Studios

> Then aren't you against recording artists, songwriters, composers, etc.
> from receiving royalties? I believe broadcast is broadcast is broadcast,
> even if it is webcast. Therefore, we musicians should be compensated
> just as we are in all other media.
> Sorry you are against it, and I understand where you are coming from.
> However, being a musician and composer who would like to benefit from
> broadcast royalties, I for one am telling my representatives to vote FOR
> the CARP recommendations.
> J. Sawruk
> P.S. The American Federation of Musicians has send email (propaganda) to
> all its members requesting they support the CARP recommendations. I,
> however, formed my conclusions prior to receiving this email.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen P. Goodman [mailto:spgoodman@earthlight.net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 01 May, 2002 4:27
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: May 1 Blackout at EarthLight Studios
> Hi Folks,
> In alignment with webcasters, and against the pending considerations in
> Washington about broadcast royalties that would drive all but the majors
> out
> of the business, EarthLight Studios has removed all music links from its
> site.  For more information about this, go to
> http://www.saveinternetradio.org - or contact your Congressman or
> Senator,
> and tell them to vote down the CARP recommendations.
> Democracy has this problem:  It requires participation!  Thank you for
> your
> attention but mostly your help.
> Stephen P. Goodman
> EarthLight Productions
> *
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> Week)!
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