With Congress due to adjourn Sept. 26, lawmakers worked late on Sept. 25 to resolve a few high profile digital-entertainment issues, CNET reports. A "webcasting" bill was introduced in Congress that would allow SoundExchange, the body that collects royalties on behalf of the music industry, to reach a settlement on royalty rates with the Digital Media Association (DiMA) after Congress adjourns. And a separate bill on digital copyright was amended to avoid a presidential veto. SoundExchange and DiMA, which represents web radio stations such as Pandora, have been at odds over the fees charged to stream music. Sources close to


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