The riaa recently (latter part of last year) help 'convince' relevant authorities that price per listen rates for internet radio needed to be increased significantly. The rates were already higher than satellite radio even before the increase and traditional radio has no 'per-song per-listen' royalty at all.
Techdirt: RIAA May Get Its Wish: Pandora Leaning Towards Shutting Down Over Webcasting Royalties
Giant of Internet Radio Nears Its 'Last Stand'
I don't know about the rest of you, but legislating some of the best outlets for discovering new and independent (oh, what's that? a lot of these labels aren't a part of the riaa?) music out of business doesn't seem like the kind of thing an organization whose goals would seem to be defending and promoting musicians would want to do.