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Twitch streamers are getting blindsided by years-old copyright notices

The Verge reports: "Over the last few days, a furor has been brewing on Twitch: out of the blue, streamers started seeing copyright takedown...

Royalty Exchange Transactions Pass $75M, Helping 875 Creators

Hypebot reports: "The Royalty Exchange, a digital marketplace for buying, and selling music catalog, announced that it passed the $75 million in transactions in...

Jaxsta Aims to Bring Back Liner Notes, and Create an IMDB...

Variety reports: "An IMDB for music, crossed with LinkedIn: That’s basically the elevator pitch for Jaxsta, a Sydney, Australia-based tech company that aims to...

British Songwriters, Composers See Royalties Climb to Record $990 Million

Variety reports: "PRS for Music, the organization that represents the rights of British songwriters, composers and music publishers, collected a record £811 million ($990...

Splice Sees Record Activity During Quarantine, Nearly 50% Surge to 1.1...

Variety reports: "Splice, the popular online music production marketplace that offers royalty-free samples and presets, has seen record-breaking activity since the start of the...

Online Piracy Spikes Amid Coronavirus Lockdown: Study

Billboard reports: "Lockdown and stay-at-home orders due to the novel coronavirus have been a big boost for online pirates, with a new study showing...

Licensed to Stream? Clearing Rights Can Be Tricky In the ‘Wild...

Billboard reports: "With venues closed, more artists are turning to livestream performances — some without the proper licenses. "There's probably a lot of infringement...

SoundExchange Crosses $7B In Royalty Distributions

Billboard reports: "As the music industry reels from lost touring income, SoundExchange has some positive news on the streaming front today (April 9)." Read more

All Eyes On Zoom: How The At-Home Era’s Breakout Tool Is...

Forbes reports: "Zoom CEO Eric Yuan’s kids finally care about what he does for a living. Sure, they were there that morning in April...

Apple Music Signs New Licensing Deals With Majors

Variety reports: "Apple Music has inked new, multi-year licenses with the three major music companies — Universal Music Group, Sony Music and Warner Music...