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Professor Hazlett writes about pay-for-play music issues

Professor Thomas Hazlett recently wrote a column in The Financial Times about "pay-for-play" practices in the music business.

Thomas W. Hazlett: Pay-for-play can help music, The Financial Times, August 14, 2005. By Thomas W. Hazlett.

Excerpt:
"American regulators are once again flailing at payola in music, where it poses no great threat to society, while ignoring influence-peddling in news and information, where the corruption of public discussion is of potentially grave consequence. This outcome is not improved by similarly flailing at website payola, which would impede free speech."

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