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Everyone Mad at Librarian Of Congress

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There are a few stories going around today detailing how both the RIAA and the Internet Radio folks are displeased with the LibrarianOC in his decision about royalties.

Both groups maintain the librarian erred in relying on a single, atypical deal, struck several years ago with Yahoo, to set the rate for an entire industry. Webcasters say it is too high. The recording industry says it is too low.

What do you think of the Librarian of Congress?
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