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Why Music Fans Should Care About Net Neutrality

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

R.E.M. was a part of The Future Of Music Coalition's 'Rock The Net' campaign in 2007 for a free and open internet. A recent court ruling has put the idea of a neutral 'net in peril.  R.E.M. was a part of The Future Of Music Coalition's "Rock The Net" campaign in 2007 for a free and open internet. A recent court ruling has put the idea of a neutral 'net in peril. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records)

Since the beginning of the internet, there has been a question of who “owns” cyberspace. In the wake of a recent ruling from the US Court of Appeals against the FCC, the question of whether we all have equal access to the internet is again a hot debate. Interim Executive Director of the Future of Music Coalition, Casey Rae, joins John Schaefer to talk about the implications of FCC ruling on music makers, music lovers, and the industry.

Guests:

Casey Rae

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