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Vevo expanding to Australia with MCM Media partnership

Vevo's next country launch could be Australia, after the music videos service inked a partnership deal with MCM Media, a subsidiary of Australian company MCM Entertainment Group.
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Australia to review its copyright exceptions

The Australian government has announced a review into its copyright exceptions legislation in the light of digital developments.
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ARIA positive about digital music growth in Australia

Australian music industry body ARIA has published its latest trade figures, revealing that the recorded music industry there saw revenues fall just 0.34% to AU$382.7m (around $411m) in 2011. Digital now accounts for AU$140.5m...
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Music Ally Report : The Other Retail (Issue 285)

- Our lead looks at the rise of D2F sales and the importance of this uncharted territory to the retail story - Our second feature considers the recent debate around the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation - New Startups...
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Rdio now live in Australia and New Zealand

Rdio is now also live in Australia and New Zealand, joining the US, Canada and Brazil on the company's roster.
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BlackBerry’s BBM Music service launches out of beta

Research In Motion has officially launched its BBM Music service in three countries: the US, Canada and Australia. The new service has been in beta since mid-August, powered by Omnifone's music platform.
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Music Matters campaign launches in Australia and New Zealand

Music industry campaign Music Matters has launched in Australia and New Zealand, following its debut in the UK in March 2010. Backed by labels, publishers, artists, songwriters, managers and music services/stores, its aim...
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Australian ISP iiNet prevails (again) in filesharing case

Last year, Australian ISP iiNet won a case brought against it by several movie studios, attempting to force it to disconnect customers accused of illegal filesharing.
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Aussie pirates would go legit for 44-cent music downloads

A survey of 7,000 Australians has found that two thirds of people who've downloaded music, films or TV shows illegally in the last year would pay for them - IF there was a more convenient legal service.
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EMI Australia joins the ISP bundled downloads bandwagon

EMI in Australia has partnered with telco AAPT to create a service fusing broadband, phone and music in one package. Apparently a first in the Australian market, the APPT Entertainment Bundle is powered by EMI Australia's...
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Aussie ISP prevails in piracy case

Australian ISP iiNet has won a copyright infringement case brought against it by a group of movie studios, claiming that it failed to prevent illegal file-sharing on its network, and that it was itself guilty of copyright...
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Guvera launches in Australia

Ad-supported music download service Guvera has quietly launched in its native Australia, with more than 40 advertisers on board including Johnson & Johnson, Dominos Pizza, Pepsi, Activision, McDonalds, Nestle and Harley Davidson.