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Apple Tweaks its App Store Algorithm as Antitrust Investigations Loom

TechCrunch reports: "That Apple has used its App Store to offer itself a competitive advantage is nothing new. TechCrunch and others have been reporting...

States Hit Google, Facebook With New Antitrust Probes

Billboard reports: "Two bipartisan groups of state attorneys general are launching separate antitrust investigations into Facebook and Google, adding to regulatory scrutiny of two...

A2IM, RIAA, MAC Join To Fight AB5 Bill That Would Kill...

Hypebot reports: "A new California law set to go into effect on September 13th would have dire consequences for the independent and .d.i.y music...

Why the WGA-Agents Battle Has Yet to Significantly Impact TV Dealmaking

Variety reports: "Nearly five months after the Writers Guild and the Assn. of Talent Agents failed to reach a new franchise agreement, leading to...

Google Will Pay $170 Million for YouTube’s Child Privacy Violations

The Verge reports: "On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it is fining Google $170 million following the agency’s investigation into YouTube over...

YouTube Claims It Removed 5x More Hateful Content in Q2, Including...

TechCrunch reports: "In an update today, YouTube is claiming to have made significant progress in removing harmful video on its platform following a June...

Valve Reportedly Fighting EU Antitrust Charges

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Valve has announced it will fight antitrust charges made against it by the EU Commission, sources familiar with the issue told Reuters....

Eight Federally Charged With Running Largest Illegal Film and TV Streaming...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A federal grand jury on Tuesday returned an indictment that charged eight people with conspiring to violate federal criminal copyright law...

California Man Accused of Scamming Investors Out of $14M With Faux...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A Manhattan Beach resident on Tuesday surrendered to federal authorities to face federal charges that he allegedly bulked investors out of...

YouTube Says It Won’t Negotiate With The YouTubers Union

The Verge reports: "YouTube says that it won’t do business with the YouTubers Union, a year-old organization which aims to support creators on the...