Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Dutch authorities get tough with radio pirates

Radiocommunications Agency Netherlands will soon launch a new tougher policy to deal with pirate radio stations, according to a report in De Telegraaf. The illegal broadcasters may soon have a fine of 2,500 euros imposed on them as soon as half an hour after they receive a warning letter.

(Full story: http://blogs.rnw.nl/medianetwork/dutch-authorities-get-tough-with-radio-pirates )

I also read on Dr Tim's page that Dutch AM station Midlife Radio has been raided. Is this a coincidence or part of the Dutch authorities new policy?

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