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Facebook Can Be Forced To Remove Content Internationally, Top EU Court...

The Verge reports: "On Thursday, the European Union’s top court ruled that lower court judges could order Facebook to remove illegal comments from its...

How AI Is Transforming The Music Industry

Hypebot reports: "Though the music business has often been an early adopter of new tech, doing so has often resulted in considerable blowback, and...

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,...

Universal Music Central Europe Chief Talks Copyright Directive With European Parliament...

Billboard reports: "Frank Briegmann, president and CEO of Universal Music Central Europe and Deutsche Grammophon, met this week with European Parliament president David Sassoli...

Nintendo Clamps Down on YouTube Game Music Channels

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Nintendo appears to be purging YouTube of all unauthorized music uploads from its various classic soundtracks. YouTuber GilvaSunner, whose channel features tunes...

DOJ Consent Decree Review Moving Fast, Reviewing Hundreds of Comments From...

Billboard reports: "By the end of this year, performing rights organizations could find themselves with the most negotiating power they have had since 1941...

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...

Deezer Eyes France Launch of ‘User-Centric’ System of Divvying Up Royalties

Billboard reports: "Paris-based streaming service Deezer, which boasts of 14 million active users, is pushing ahead with a pilot plan that would reconfigure how...

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...

Hollywood Docket: Music Industry Antitrust; Video Game Humvees; Paul Haggis DNA

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A roundup of recent developments in entertainment and media law including a long-dormant case about copyright law's anti-hacking provisions." Read more