Kurt Hanson's Radio And Internet Newsletter is leading an "Internet radio day of silence" a week from today (6/26) to call attention to the industry's plight caused by the Copyright Royalty Board's royalty increase. Some public broadcasters are joining in. I hope it does more good than harm.
While I'm in sympathy with the aims of this effort, the two program services from our stations will be streaming as usual. It just seems wrong to punish the listeners for something that neither they nor we did wrong, even for a day. Our Real Media server was down for a bit this week and we got complaints. You'd think it was a transmitter or something.
Update 22 June 2007:
Also see this follow-up post from today. --Dennis