March 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


The prospect of smartphone-fuelled music piracy hasn't been a huge public concern for the music industry in recent years, give or take the odd jab at Google for allowing MP3-downloading apps onto its Android...

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March 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


You may wish to sit down for this morning's bombshell: a music industry body thinks Google could do more in response to piracy takedown notices. Let us know if you need any smelling salts to recover from...

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March 11th, 2014 by Music Ally


Erstwhile Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has been signed up by Skype as it looks to distinguish itself from Google Hangouts as a celebrity

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March 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

Following the news yesterday of Italian authorities cracking down on 46 pirate domains, Dutch anti-piracy body BREIN has announced it pulled the plug on over 500 torrent

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February 28th, 2014 by Music Ally


The European Commission is investigating the booming industry for ‘free-to-play’ mobile games

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February 27th, 2014 by Music Ally

American Idol

TV talent show American Idol, its producer FremantleMedia and broadcaster Fox have been very innovative in their use of digital platforms for voting and other activity

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February 25th, 2014 by Music Ally


Google's search engine has been the source of most of the dischord between the internet giant and music rightsholders in recent times

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February 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

If you're following the growth of a parallel industry of 'YouTuber' musicians on Google's video service, The Guardian had an excellent article yesterday

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February 20th, 2014 by Music Ally

RIAA boss Cary Sherman has been talking about the challenges of working with big tech companies like Google, rather than just fighting against them

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