September 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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In our cover feature, we speak to leading entertainment lawyers from the UK, US and Asia about the issues that give them sleepless nights, the things that test their patience and how they are trying to...

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August 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Last year, a German higher regional court ordered cyberlocker service RapidShare to monitor user uploads for infringing content, although at the time the company welcomed the ruling as proving its overall...

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July 30th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Earlier this year, Pandora bought South Dakota FM-radio station KXMZ-FM in an effort to keep its royalty commitments down by qualifying for an 'RMLC' licence, which covers companies with traditional and...

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June 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Court-mandated ISP blocks of piracy sites is now well established in the UK, after a series of High Court rulings.

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May 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

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Belgian collecting society SABAM has sued ISPs Belgacom, Telenet and Voo, looking for a 3.4% levy on their broadband subscription revenues to compensate for piracy on their networks.

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March 18th, 2013 by Music Ally

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One of the longest-running copyright infringement cases – Universal Music Group vs Veoh – has delivered another setback to the major label.

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February 19th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Grooveshark remains locked in legal battles with labels, but CEO Sam Tarantino is putting on a brave face. "Just because we’re in lawsuits does not mean we are an illegal service.

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February 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

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How can cyberlocker services work more co-operatively with rightsholders over piracy, rather than just creating takedown policies?

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January 31st, 2013 by Music Ally

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The first person to be fined for filesharing music illegally in New Zealand is an unnamed person who shared two songs online by Rihanna and Hot Chelle Rae.

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