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Press Release: The Orchard Expands U.K. Sales & Marketing Team

London, UK — May 24, 2016 — Today The Orchard proudly announces the arrival of two top music industry executives to its European Headquarters in London: Lucy Blair & Nikoo Sadr.

Welcome to the RightsTech Revolution

Concurrent Media Strategies, LLC, publisher of the Concurrent Media blog, and Digital Media Wire, Inc., producers of Digital Entertainment World and the New York...

Oculus and Unreal Engine Announced as VRTL: Media Summit 2018 Sponsors

The second annual event at Paramount Studios on November 15 is featuring leaders in Augmented Reality, AI, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, and Esports. LOS ANGELES, November 1,...

SoundExchange Sues Music Choice For Royalty Underpayment

Hypebot reports: "SoundExchange today filed a lawsuit against cable music platform Music Choice over underpaid royalties. The action comes after an audit of Music...

China’s New Internet Censorship Rules Outline Direction For Content

Variety reports: "Chinese authorities have approved a new set of comprehensive regulations that expand the scope of online censorship, emphasize the war against “negative”...

Why the Internet’s Most Important Law Exists and How People are...

The Verge reports: "Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is one of the internet’s most important and most misunderstood laws. It’s intended to protect...

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

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...

Ubisoft launches lab for blockchain and social entertainment startups

Venture Beat reports: "Ubisoft announced the fifth season of its Entrepreneurs Lab, an incubator program in Paris and Singapore. The call for projects related...

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...