September 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Technology firms have been told they have until January to comply with new legislation requiring them to store and process data about Russian users within Russia – even though the new laws come into...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Beatport’s new president Lloyd Star has been talking about the recent controversy around EDM star Kaskade and SoundCloud, and the rights issues around mix sets and mash-ups. “It’s interesting...

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April 11th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


It's a busy week for news relating to music piracy, so we thought we'd bundle some stories together as a snapshot of what's happening around the world. Starting with Kim Dotcom, and news that music...

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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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February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally


British politicians have been debating the work-in-progress Intellectual Property Bill, and it’s emerged that a new clause in the proposed legislation may have a big impact on Google and other internet...

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August 8th, 2013 by Music Ally


Russia is the latest country to introduce anti-piracy legislation, but according to TorrentFreak, last week's new laws focused on films and TV shows.

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December 21st, 2012 by Stuart Dredge


There’s plenty of discussion in the British music industry about the government’s announcement yesterday of its plans for copyright reform. They include the anticipated launch of a digital...

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May 23rd, 2012 by Stuart Dredge


Sweden is justifiably held up as a poster-market for digital music, thanks partly to the popularity of streaming music services like Spotify there, and also to the country's IPRED anti-piracy legislation...

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April 16th, 2012 by Music Ally

Sergey Brin

Google's complicated relationship with the entertainment industries may not be helped by an interview given by co-founder Sergey Brin to The Guardian, in which he warns that by lobbying for anti-piracy...

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