Insane Clown Posse (ICP) continued its fight against the FBI. And SXSW expanded its offerings for attendees. Also, the founder of isoHunt settled with the… Read more »
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YouTube Music Expansion, Fair Use Guidelines Change and SESAC Acquisition of Harry Fox Agency News, September 20, 2015
Statistics showed that YouTube Music is expanding at a 60-percent higher rate than all other streaming services combined. Also, the fair use guidelines changed. And… Read more »
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.
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.