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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...

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...

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...

Warner, Sony Win U.K. Court Battle With Digital Radio Service TuneIn

Billboard reports: "A British High Court has ruled that digital radio service TuneIn has been operating illegally in the U.K. by streaming unlicensed music...

Music Publishers v. Peloton: Claimed Copyright Damages Double to $300 Million

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The pack of music publishers aiming to stick it to tech-enabled exercise bike startup Peloton is growing. On Thursday, these music...

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...

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...

Investors Flood $530M SESAC Capital Restructuring

Hypebot reports: "Privately owned performing rights organization SESAC has completed a major refinancing of its capital structure, reports Billboard, selling $530 million in bonds...

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...

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...