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Keeping Rightsholders Safe From Fake Artists

Hypebot reports: "While the age of illegal downloads may be largely behind us, other unlawful and deceptive practices have sprung up to take their...

Years Of Copyright Maximalism Is Killing Pop Music

Hypebot reports: "When the “Blurred Lines” decision was handed down – stating that creating a song that had too similar of feel to a...

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...

Bux acquires ‘social’ cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport

TechCrunch reports: "Bux, the Amsterdam-based fintech that wants to make investing more accessible, has acquired the European “social” cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport. Terms of...

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”...

Labels & Publishers Win $1 Billion Piracy Lawsuit Against Cox Communications

Billboard reports: "Cox Communications was found liable for the piracy infringement of more than 10,000 musical works by a U.S. District Court jury in...

AI R&D is booming, but general intelligence is still out of...

The Verge reports: "Trying to get a handle on the progress of artificial intelligence is a daunting task, even for those enmeshed in the...

What I Learned About The Future Of Music By Playing Around...

Hypebot reports: "As AI technology continues to develop, questions are being raised in the music business over what kind of impact it will have...

Justice Department Backs Price-Fixing Claim Against Nation’s Radio Stations

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The DOJ sticks up for Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights, which licenses works to songs performed by The Eagles, Jay-Z, Taylor...

NFL Heads to the Supreme Court In TV Rights Case

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A significant antitrust battle could upset how the league sells game telecasts for billions of dollars and usher in an era...