August 19th, 2015 by

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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July 10th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

ISP-level blocks of piracy websites are increasingly common across Europe, but debate about how well they work continues to rage. A new study published in Italy comes out firmly on the side of ‘they...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Torrent tracker Demonoid returned from the dead earlier this year, but it quickly attracted the notice of music rightsholders. Italy has become one of the first countries where ISPs have been ordered to...

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September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re not Liking or Favouriting this idea: social networks may be having a negative effect on our personal wellbeing. At least, that’s the theory suggested by an Italian academic study based on 50,000...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s a busy time for Kim Dotcom’s two latest startups, Mega and Baboom. Mega had some bad news last week as the online storage site was blocked in Italy by ISPs, after accusations of film piracy by...

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March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally


A total of 46 pirates accused of facilitating piracy will now be blocked to internet users in Italy

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February 20th, 2014 by Music Ally

The cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report looks at ticketing in an age of over-abundance.

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November 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

vKontakte continues to provoke the ire of creative industry rightsholders for the filesharing aspects of its service.

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December 5th, 2012 by Music Ally


Italy was one of the first countries where ISPs were ordered to block their customers from visiting The Pirate Bay. Now two more torrent sites have been blacklisted by a court: Torrentreactor and Torrents

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