Globe article on Touch FM (not legal) 106.1

Garrett Wollman
Mon Jan 22 14:35:20 EST 2007

<<On Mon, 22 Jan 2007 01:00:50 -0500, Donna Halper <> said:

> [I]f you play music, you are supposed to pay [ASCAP/BMI/SESAC].  I
> don't recall any exemptions for small stations, unless I am reading
> the rules incorrectly.

There is a statutory license for non-commercial broadcasting, unless
Congress has eliminated it recently, but most stations don't take
advantage as it costs more than a negotiated license would.


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