Indie Labels score a victory against Payola

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"It's about what's right, what's wrong, what's fair, what constitutes transparency," said Peter Gordon, owner of the Thirsty Ear label and lead negotiator for the American Association of Independent Music, which was directly involved with brokering the new guarantee and rules of engagement. "It's ironic that we've never had this kind of thing before because it's as basic as you can get," Gordon said of the rules. "In a way, we took a giant step backwards to get into the present."Read Full Story