Radio Station Webcasts Not Exempt From Paying Royalties

Radio stations who stream over the Internet a simulcast of their broadcast signals must pay royalties for the Internet streaming, although they are exempt from paying those royalties for the terrestrial broadcasts. On Friday, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals decided Bonneville International Corp. v. Peters and denied to overturn the  Radio Stations Must Pay Royalties for Webcasting
Instead of seeing copyright holders receive a new stream of royalties, expect radio stations to merely stop streaming their live broadcasts over the Internet.