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Reciprocal deal between the UK and Belgian collecting

Reciprocal deal between the UK and Belgian collecting societies
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EC decision in CISAC case brings praise and brickbats

Yesterday's European Commission decision to revamp the way collection societies work in Europe has been predictably controversial. In brief, it means that composers should be free to join up with foreign collecting societies...
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eMusic boss claims Amazon has 4-5% of US digital music market

Outspoken eMusic CEO David Pakman is sharpening his claws for rival Amazon's MP3 Store again, telling Silicon Valley Insider that he estimates it only has 4-5% of the US digital music market, compared to eMusic's...
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Distribution deal to outsource UK distribution of cds and dvds to

Distribution deal to outsource UK distribution of cds and dvds to the European firm
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Apple ditches plans for UK iTunes Store price cuts

Apple has confirmed that it WON'T be cutting the price of song downloads in its UK iTunes Music Store, despite having announced plans to earlier this year. The announcement came after criticism from British consumer...
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Quarter 2 revenue figures reported an 18%

Quarter 2 revenue figures reported an 18% rise
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Music-based online tv site gained $8m in venture capital

Music-based online tv site gained $8m in venture capital funding
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Imeem streaming remastered U2 albums

Music 2.0 site Imeem has been in with U2 for a while now, with its latest deal being to stream the new remastered versions of Boy, October and War for free via U2's profile on its site. The albums aren't due out...
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Mobile deal with direct-to-cosumer mobile content provider /

Mobile deal with direct-to-cosumer mobile content provider / including ringtones, video ringers, images and yet to be announced exclusive content
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Launch of a new TV Soundtrack site where users can search for their

Launch of a new TV Soundtrack site where users can search for their favourite clips
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Echo boss slams Topspin hype

There's a lot of excitement in the music industry around startup Topspin Media, which is promising to reinvent digital music marketing. Unsurprisingly, its rivals are kicking back against the hype. For example, Echo...
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Launch of Radiohead-style tip-jar distribution

Launch of Radiohead-style tip-jar distribution service