August 19th, 2015 by steve.mayall@musically.com

Music Ally Report 373 - Beyond Youtube

Please note that after today both the Music Ally Report and Sandbox will be taking a short break for the summer where they will go paddling in the sea, get unsightly tan lines and eat ice cream in the...

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August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Germany is the latest country enmeshed in a debate about the pros and cons of ISP-level blocks of filesharing websites. A case brought by GEMA against telco Deutsche Telekom will have its latest day in...

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July 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Two rulings this week shed contrasting light on the ongoing legal battle between German performing-rights body GEMA and YouTube. Earlier this week, GEMA saw a Munich court rule against its demand for a...

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June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Three of the key collecting societies in Europe have been cleared to continue their plans to create a pan-European licensing and processing hub, following an investigation by the European Commission. PRS...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The ambitious plan by European collecting societies PRS for Music, STIM and GEMA to create a joint venture may be about to run into regulatory buffers with the European Commission. The EC has “opened...

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February 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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German collecting society GEMA and YouTube remain very much at loggerheads, with GEMA scoring the latest court victory in their ongoing row over licensing.

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December 11th, 2013 by Music Ally

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It was a little way behind other European countries, but Google has now rolled out its All Access streaming music service in Germany.

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October 16th, 2013 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we crawl deep into the heart of the latest debate around Spotify and its payments/lack of payments (delete as applicable). Thom Yorke (again) and David Byrne are among the marquee...

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September 2nd, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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YouTube's long-running licensing dispute with German collecting society GEMA has seen many music videos blocked in that country, and growing frustration from labels. Some good news for the latter, today:...

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