Well, that was short-lived. Prince filed lawsuits against 22 people for linking to footage of his gigs online earlier this month,
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
January 28th, 2014 by Music Ally
'Prince sues own fans' is the common line in reports of the 22 lawsuits filed by Prince against Facebook users and blog owners yesterday,
August 14th, 2013 by Music Ally
Prince isn't quite the latest big music star to join Twitter – he doesn't have his own account – but he's certainly dipping his toes in the water.
May 28th, 2013 by Music Ally
It was probably inevitable that Prince would be the first artist to send copyright takedowns based on six-second Vine videos, as he proved that clip-length was no barrier to his suspicion of fan-shot videos...
May 20th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
As more artists look beyond traditional labels to get their music into the hands of fans, new players are emerging in the 'music services' space to help them. One of those, Kobalt, is making waves today...
May 9th, 2013 by Music Ally
Prince isn't the biggest fan of user-generated content, it's fair to say, with his team historically maintaining an aggressive approach to takedowns on YouTube (and, more recently, Vine).
April 5th, 2013 by Music Ally
When we reported on the DMCA takedowns of eight Vine clips by Prince's NPG Records, we wondered whether they were live videos. It's now emerged that one of them most certainly is.
April 4th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
News that Prince's label NPG Records has been sending DMCA takedown notices to Twitter for videos posted using its Vine app shouldn't be a surprise. Prince has form when it comes to getting grumpy about...
April 3rd, 2013 by Music Ally
Oh, Prince. He's famously unhappy about fans uploading videos of his gigs to YouTube, and now it appears Twitter's Vine app is just as annoying.