College and high school radio stations that broadcast online are closely watching as events unfold that could decide whether they must pay costly new royalty fees.

Internet radio broadcasters got a reprieve in their struggle against higher music royalties as the deadline for paying fees under the new system was postponed by two months, to July 15, but many officials still fear that paying those royalties will cause some internet radio stations to close.

According to the final ruling of the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), a panel of three judges that determined the new rates, the first fees are no...

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