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The people?  The way I see it is that people, represented by the ratings,
decide what gets on the air in this country.  If a format gets a large
audience of "the people" it's on the air.  If not, it's gone.

The idea of a government agency deciding what someone should broadcast is
downright scary to me.

-- Dan Billings, Bowdoinham, Maine

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sven Franklyn Weil" <sven@gordsven.com>
> The good thing about Can-Con is that it provides an effective outlet for
> great artists that otherwise would be ignored thanks to the USA pop-music
> juggernaut.
> Also, the idea of a licence specifying what kind of programming will be
> broadcast does sort of encourage a format diversity of sorts.
> I don't see anything wrong with it, considering that the airwaves are a
> limited resource and are (at least in theory) owned by "the people"