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BPI Anti-Piracy Removal Notices to Google Now Total 500 Million

Billboard reports: "Streaming may have returned the music industry back to growth, but new figures released by U.K. labels trade body BPI form a...

Copyright Management Firm Pex Acquires Dubset Media

Billboard reports: "Artists and rights holders looking to track and manage their works on the web will be familiar with Pex, which helps identify...

Charter Challenges Copyright Registrations of Music Recordings

Billboard reports: "Record giants scored a coup late last year when a Virginia jury not only held Cox Communications liable for copyright infringement but...

Six ways video game composers are missing out on money

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Video game music is more accessible than ever before, but a lack of business knowledge among composers means money is being left...

How Blockchain Will Transform Media & Entertainment

Forbes reports: "As we continue to watch distributed ledger adoption and innovation spread across industries, one sector in particular stands to gain substantially from...

Universal Music Accused of “Gamesmanship” Over Lost Recordings

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As Universal Music Group plots an initial public offering, a move invariably meaning making all sorts of representations to investors about...

Splice Payouts to Creators Top $25 Million as Company Prioritizes Female...

Variety reports: "Splice, the popular platform for rights-cleared sounds and beats, has paid out more than $25 million to musicians in its artist-to-artist marketplace,...

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...