July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

TorrentFreak has something of a scoop this morning: news that Google is experimenting with showing legal links to people searching for music, TV and films with piracy-related keywords. “Google has...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US trade body A2IM’s annual Indie Week is coming at a sensitive time this year, given the hubbub around YouTube’s new music service and licensing of independents in general. President Rich...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

$200m a year, that’s how much. Although this is the prediction of a single analyst interviewed by Bloomberg about one of the big mobile game hits of the summer so far. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood was...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

With the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) mulling its options in the long-running debate over net neutrality, tech trade body The Internet Association has weighed in with its views. The body...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fans looking to try Sia’s new album before buying it on Apple’s iTunes store yesterday didn’t get quite as much chance to sample its tracks: for a while, the album’s preview clips...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is taking lots of flak for its net neutrality proposals, with critics arguing against its proposals to allow ISPs to charge digital media companies for smooth...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm eMarketer has published some new numbers on the growth of the global advertising market, including digital. It sees brands spending $545.4bn on ‘paid media’ this year, up 5.7%...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This October will see the return of the Copyright and Technology: London conference for its third consecutive year. Taking place on 1 October 2014, the event will feature presentations and debates on...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

While the YouTube v indies row continues to simmer, other parts of Google’s business are working more positively with independent labels. The Google Play store has a new promotion this week for US...

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