Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pipes up in PRA debate

07/9/2010 | Plain Dealer (Cleveland), The

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has issued a statement in the ongoing performers' rights debate that isn't sitting well with everyone in the industry. "It's puzzling that the Hall has sided with RIAA in the performance tax fight, given the record labels' historic abuse of artists and the fact that the labels would pocket 50% of the proceeds from a devastating new fee on radio stations," said Dennis Wharton, executive vice president of the National Association of Broadcasters.

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