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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...

Popular Stream-Ripping Site Convert2MP3 Shut Down

Billboard reports: "Convert2MP3, one of the world's most popular stream ripping sites, has been shut down following a joint operation by international labels body...

France responds to Facebook’s Libra with new cryptocurrency task force

VentureBeat reports: "France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging...

Merlin Paid Indie Labels $1 Billion In Last 18 Months

Hypebot reports: "Global independent digital rights agency Merlin announced the findings of its 2019 Membership Report & Survey at A2IM Indie Week on Tuesday,...

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...

Forte and Ripple form $100 million fund for mainstream blockchain games

Venture Beat reports: "Just a couple of weeks after coming out, blockchain gaming startup Forte has announced a big deal with Ripple’s Xpring cryptocurrency platform to...

CD Baby Announces Global Expansion plus UK, Canada, Columbia, Singapore Hires

Hypebot reports: "CD Baby is continuing to expand globally with hires in Canada, Latin America, East Asia/Pacific, and the UK and EU. CD Baby is also adding...

Esports group Fnatic teams up with blockchain firm WAX on digital...

Venture Beat reports: "Esports organization Fnatic has branched out into game hardware, leveraging the fame of its esports athletes. And today, the London-based company is teaming...

Influencers Beware: Feds Crack Down on Celebrities Shilling Digital Currency

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "In a threat to the new influencer economy, regulators send a message to stars like DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather...

Facebook reportedly building cryptocurrency for WhatsApp money transfers

The Verge reports: "Facebook is building a cryptocurrency designed to make it easier to transfer money on WhatsApp, according to Bloomberg. The currency will reportedly be...