Globe article on Touch FM (not legal) 106.1

Sean Smyth
Tue Jan 23 12:50:23 EST 2007

"A. Joseph Ross" <> wrote:
> I must be dense because I still don't get how Touch FM not paying 
> ASCAP and BMI fees affects Bob Bittner. 

Point was made that ASCAP and BMI are hiking their fees significantly.
thus hurting the owner of a "commercial" station that doesn't play
commercials. Another point was made that a non-legal operation such as
Touch FM likely isn't paying ASCAP/BMI fees. A third point was made
that non-comms apparently don't have to pay license fees.

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