Music industry body the RIAA sent its 20 millionth copyright takedown to Google this week, leading its EVP of anti-piracy initiatives Brad Buckles to write a doleful blog post on the failings of the current DMCA notice-and-takedown system. "We are using a bucket to deal with an ocean of illegal downloading. Under a controversial interpretation by search engines, takedown notices must be directed at specific links to specific sound recordings and do nothing to stop the same files from being reposted...
May 23rd, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
May 22nd, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Urturn, the startup formerly known as Webdoc, has announced a $13.4m funding round and launched its official iPhone app. The funding comes from Balderton Capital and Debiopharm...
April 29th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
Strange though it may seem, given our youthful good looks, Music Ally's fortnightly digital music report was already 61 issues down when Apple launched its iTunes music store...
May 21st, 2013 by Music Ally
Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their underwater podcasting lair to discuss the burning (legal notice: not actually burning) issues of the day.