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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...

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...

Songtradr Acquires UK-Based Sync Licensing Company Cuesongs

Music Business Worldwide reports: "Los Angeles-based B2B music licensing marketplace Songtradr has acquired UK-based boutique sync licensing company, Cuesongs." Read more

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...

Royalty Exchange Transactions Pass $75M, Helping 875 Creators

Hypebot reports: "The Royalty Exchange, a digital marketplace for buying, and selling music catalog, announced that it passed the $75 million in transactions in...

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...

All Eyes On Zoom: How The At-Home Era’s Breakout Tool Is...

Forbes reports: "Zoom CEO Eric Yuan’s kids finally care about what he does for a living. Sure, they were there that morning in April...

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...

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...

Spotify Says It Overpaid Songwriters And Wants Money Back

Hypebot reports: "In it's latest spat with music publishers, Spotify says they owe the streamer for overpayments. Last year's US Copyright Royalty Board rate...