Lady Gaga sued a songwriter for millions in legal fees, the music industry filed another class action lawsuit demanding artist royalties from Pandora, and the new ad-free social network Ello picked up steam.
Tagged: music copyright
Twitter opted out of acquiring SoundCloud, Republicans continued to explain the new Songwriter Equity Act, and the electronic dance music industry hit $6.2 billion.
A new report looked at the audio production industry from 2008-2013, cellist Zoe Keating discussed the effect of streaming music services on artists, and a music organization filed a lawsuit related to fair use and copyright law.
Record Store Day sparked a vinyl sales boom, a judge ruled that the Millennium Copyright Act does not fully protect online music services, and author/entrepreneur Rob Reid said he will give a talk on copyright law to celebrate the release of his novel Year Zero in paperback.
Jon LaCroix, Founder of VTown Cartel Music, talks about building a music library, his experiences with TuneSat and music licensing and how artists can collect missing royalties.
Microsoft unveils plans for the Xbox Music service, the music industry teams up with U.S. Internet Service Providers to fight digital piracy, and a legal dispute with the Ray Charles Foundation could change music copyright laws.
Entertainment attorney Barry Heyman shares a recent article he wrote about upcoming changes in the Copyright Act and what these changes mean for the music industry.
January marked as the best month for artists to release new albums, a study showed many artists appearing on Billboard become one-hit wonders and file-sharing site MegaUpload was finally brought down by feds.
The music industry filed suit against the Irish government, the Billboard 200 switched gears after 60 years and Dave Grohl discussed life and death in rock.
The music industry attacked The Pirate Bay, analysts cited subscription services as a source of music business growth, Rihanna’s manager talked about the need for artists to be more active in the Digital Age and Google+ rolled out its business offering.