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...
March 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
June 11th, 2012 by Music Ally
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...
February 29th, 2012 by Music Ally
The legal case between EMI and MP3tunes rumbles on, with MP3tunes CEO Michael Robertson opening a new front in his battle with the label.
December 12th, 2011 by Music Ally
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.
September 13th, 2011 by Music Ally
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...
August 23rd, 2011 by Music Ally
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...
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
February 7th, 2011 by Music Ally
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.
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...