How Judges Rejected Several NAB Arguments to Lower Streaming Royalties


US Copyright OfficeThe Copyright Royalty Board recently released its 200+-page decision backing up its rate changes for streaming royalties that became effective in January.

Both NAB and iHeartMedia made several arguments for lower rates, and while the CRB did lower the amounts (to 17 cents per 100 streams for commercial non-subscription streams) as we’ve reported, it rejected arguments to go even lower as RBR+TVBR learned from examining the decision.

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