March 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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It's quite the week for big copyright infringement cases reaching their conclusions. YouTube and Viacom settled the latter's $1bn lawsuit out of court earlier this week, but MP3tunes versus Capitol Records...

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June 11th, 2012 by Music Ally

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US indie band The Layaways (no, us neither) look set to reignite the row over payments on streaming and cloud-based sites after posting the, let’s say, “modest” payments the band is receiving from...

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February 29th, 2012 by Music Ally

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The legal case between EMI and MP3tunes rumbles on, with MP3tunes CEO Michael Robertson opening a new front in his battle with the label.

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December 12th, 2011 by Music Ally

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MP3tunes boss Michael Robertson is flinging cats into crowds of pigeons again, with a column for GigaOm in which he outlines why streaming music services face such a struggle to become profitable.

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September 13th, 2011 by Music Ally

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Admittedly, this may not come as a surprise to anyone who hasn't been marooned on a desert island for the last five years. But MP3tunes boss Michael Robertson told attendees at the SF MusicTech Summit...

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August 23rd, 2011 by Music Ally

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The ruling is out in the EMI v MP3tunes case, and while there were victories for both sides, it's MP3tunes founder Michael Robertson who seems happier with the verdict. EMI won a summary judgement over...

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May 3rd, 2011 by Music Ally

MP3tunes boss Michael Robertson has tossed another rock into the bubbling pool around Amazon's new cloud music service, writing a column for TechCrunch outlining what he claims are the major labels' demands

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February 7th, 2011 by Music Ally

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A verdict in the EMI/MP3tunes lawsuit is not expected for a few months yet, but the oral arguments have now taken place in New York, with the judge asking both sides questions about their legal arguments.

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December 9th, 2010 by Music Ally

While the industry awaits a decision in the MP3tunes v EMI case, RealNetworks has gone ahead and announced its own cloud locker service, Unifi. It will store people's photos, music and videos, making...

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