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Facebook Can Be Forced To Remove Content Internationally, Top EU Court...

The Verge reports: "On Thursday, the European Union’s top court ruled that lower court judges could order Facebook to remove illegal comments from its...

Investors Flood $530M SESAC Capital Restructuring

Hypebot reports: "Privately owned performing rights organization SESAC has completed a major refinancing of its capital structure, reports Billboard, selling $530 million in bonds...

Music Publishers v. Peloton: Claimed Copyright Damages Double to $300 Million

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The pack of music publishers aiming to stick it to tech-enabled exercise bike startup Peloton is growing. On Thursday, these music...

France Seeks Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency Ban in Europe

VentureBeat reports: "French economic minister Bruno Le Maire has declared that his government intends to block development of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because...

Deezer Eyes France Launch of ‘User-Centric’ System of Divvying Up Royalties

Billboard reports: "Paris-based streaming service Deezer, which boasts of 14 million active users, is pushing ahead with a pilot plan that would reconfigure how...

Amazon Moves Towards Distributed Ledgers And Blockchain

Forbes reports: "In a webinar earlier this year, Amazon provided information on Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) and Amazon Managed Blockchain. From what was...

Jammber Acquires TuneRegistry To Create D.I.Y. Music Rights, Royalty Platform

Hypebot reports: "Jammber has acquired TuneRegistry for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition turns Jammber into a self-service end-to-end music rights and royalty administration platform...

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...

Music Tech Investment Firm DBTH Capital Raises $38.6M

Billboard reports: "DBTH Capital Ventures, a new firm focused on investments in music rights technology, has raised €35 million ($38.6 million) in an initial funding...

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....