When someone isn’t pleased by all the great things that’s been given to them. Greedy
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Payola was the scandal that broke up Rock N Roll in the early 1960s, in which disc-jockeys, like Alan Freed, were paid by record labels to increase the airplay of their songs--at a time when DJs could decide what records to play. Legally, radio stations can accept money to play records, but must disclose to listeners that it is sponsored air-time and not regular air play.
Payola serves a reminder as to the popularity of downloading MP3s in violation of copyright laws in the late 1990s through Napster. The record labels defeated Napster in the Supreme Court case, A