“Administrative costs” might be the worst rationale the RIAA has to seek $1B in reimbursements from major Internet radio providers like Pandora. Are administrative costs the legal fees incurred while chasing down (away) music consumers?
The Internet is a revolutionary distribution tool because of its low distribution costs. Beyond the bandwidth, what administrative costs factor into internet broadcasting?
Legitimate property rights are at stake in this debate, but there this move reeks of a mugging.