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The whole “How can bands make a living in the Internet age?” thing reached a fever pitch of late when Pandora turned to Congress to pass the Internet Radio Fairness Act in an effort to reduce royalty rates for Internet radio services. Bands, accordingly, lashed back — 100 fold — protesting Pandora’s efforts and stating that this move would seriously cut back on the royalties that bands rely on to survive. Cue the barrage of opinion pieces and raised ire on all sides — both music and tech. As of yet, however, no one seems to be offering any new solutions as to how this whole situation can be remedied — and therein lies the rub.