Large Webcasters and the music industry are butting heads over a compromise to heightened fees that would require Net radio operators to implement anti-streamripping technology.
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New fees don't appear to have stopped many Webcasters from silencing their streams yet, but they're still counting on a formal compromise with the music industry.
Music industry group that collects royalty payments has offered a compromise, but it's unclear whether it will go far enough to please disgruntled Webcasters.
Some Webcasters say they're encouraged by recent offers by the record industry group charged with collecting higher fees, but nothing's set in stone yet.