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Facebook Succeeds in Blocking German FCO’s Privacy-Minded Order Against Combining User...

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook has succeeded in blocking a pioneering order by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office earlier this year that would have banned it from...

DOJ Consent Decree Review Moving Fast, Reviewing Hundreds of Comments From...

Billboard reports: "By the end of this year, performing rights organizations could find themselves with the most negotiating power they have had since 1941...

EU Antitrust Regulators Have Facebook’s Libra Currency in Their Sights

The Verge reports: "European Union antitrust regulators have begun conducting a preliminary investigation into Facebook’s plans to launch a digital currency, according to a...

Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Game Music Channels

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Nintendo appears to be purging YouTube of all unauthorized music uploads from its various classic soundtracks. YouTuber GilvaSunner, whose channel features tunes...

Cinq Music Gets $40 Million in Funding From GoDigital Media Group

Billboard reports: "Cinq Music, the music company that made waves last year by partnering with Janet Jackson for the release of her single “Made...

Blockchain (The Company) Launches an Exchange (The Pit)

TechCrunch reports: "The company called Blockchain is mostly known for its cryptocurrency wallet. Today, the company is also launching an exchange so you can...

TikTok Turns to Copyright Tribunal In Licensing Dispute With Collecting Societies

Billboard reports: "Video-sharing app TikTok has applied to the British courts in an attempt to resolve one of several licensing battles it is currently...

Libra Scams Are Already Proliferating On Facebook

The Verge reports: "An investigation by The Washington Post has uncovered a dozen accounts, pages, and groups across Facebook and Instagram which misleadingly claim to be...

Congressional Testimony Reveals Some Faults in Facebook’s Digital Currency Plans

TechCrunch reports: "As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a seat at...

U.S. Proposes Barring Facebook and Other Big Tech Firms From Offering...

VentureBeat reports: "A proposal to prevent big technology companies from functioning as financial institutions or issuing digital currencies has been circulated for discussion by...