The GEMA Grinch New Fees Could Destroy Famed Berlin Club Scene

Whether it's in music clubs, churches or video porn stalls, wherever music is played in Germany, fees must be paid for its use. Authorities claim they are just making sure artists get their due, but many worry that new music fees for clubs will spoil the party.
Von Jochen-Martin Gutsch und Wiebke Hollersen
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan