August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Telco T-Mobile won’t be making many friends among rightsholders in Austria, after refusing to block its customers from accessing The Pirate Bay. Music rights body LSG had sent the operator a letter asking...

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August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s taken a long time since the Indonesian government promised in 2011 to block popular filesharing services, but this week those blocks appear to have finally kicked in. TorrentFreak reports that The...

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August 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The debate over just how much pressure Spotify is under from major labels to place more restrictions on its free tier rumbles on. But the company’s VP of content and distribution, Sachin Doshi, has delivered...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Chasing settlement payments from internet users accused of piracy isn’t proving a profitable business for Rightscorp, to say the least. The company reported revenues of just $267k for the second quarter...

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August 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

BitTorrent has given a sharp response to the RIAA’s open letter demanding that the company do more to tackle music piracy online. “As informed commentary in the past few days has made plain, there...

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August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Germany is the latest country enmeshed in a debate about the pros and cons of ISP-level blocks of filesharing websites. A case brought by GEMA against telco Deutsche Telekom will have its latest day in...

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August 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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BitTorrent has been making strenuous efforts to stress the difference between BitTorrent (the company) and BitTorrent (the technology) in recent years. The US company’s execs have regularly claimed...

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July 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A range of filesharing websites are suddenly being blocked by Google’s Chrome browser on the grounds that they may contain “harmful programs”. KickassTorrents, Torrentz and ExtraTorrent are among...

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July 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a musician talking about piracy as a positive audience-builder, so step forward David Guetta, who’s been outlining why he thinks filesharing has helped him find...

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