A new deal between the record industry and the growing number of digital music providers will keep online radio going. Sites like Pandora.com will pay 10.5% in copyright fees to stream music from their site. Initially proposed fee increases would have put several free Web-based streaming music channels out of business. It also met with outrage from fans of online radio, who like commercial-free music that they choose. Five major groups worked together to create the agreement. Read more from PCMagazine.com.
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