TikTok isn’t just about musical videos, and some of its non-music content has already sparked controversies around moderation and censorship issues. India, which is TikTok’s biggest international market right now, […]
TikTok has been subject to intense scrutiny recently over its censorship and moderation policies, and specifically the extent to which its global approach is guided by views on what is […]
TikTok’s difficult end-of-2019 in the US continues: now the Washington Post has been digging around in the company’s internal policies. ‘Inside TikTok: A culture clash where US views about censorship […]
TikTok is currently under intense scrutiny in the US over its recently-revealed censorship policies, with prominent senator Marco Rubio having called for a formal investigation into the company. Now the National […]
We’ve written before about moves in China to crack down on streaming services offering music without the necessary licences. Now a different kind of crackdown is happening there: one on “harmful” content on these services.
Reuters reported yesterday that from 1 January, online music services will be responsible for policing content that they make available – and could be punished if unacceptable songs slip through the net.
The last time Music Ally had a big wave of rage-comments on our site was when we wrote about secondary ticketing for the late Michael Jackson’s London gigs.
It seems the tech blogs have woken up to the fact that five of the UK’s largest ISPs are now blocking access to The Pirate Bay, following a court order requested by music body the BPI.
Five more Dutch ISPs have been ordered to block their customers from accessing the filesharing site, with fines of up to €250k if they fail to do it within 10 days.
Is The Pirate Bay cowed by the UK’s High Court order forcing ISPs to block access to the filesharing site? What do you think…
The latest technology figure to criticise the music industry is Tim Berners-Lee, who played a key role in the creation of the world-wide web.
There has been pressure from campaigners in the UK for music videos to be assigned age ratings, to ensure The Kids are protected from raunchy Rihanna clips (among others).
The protests against the proposed SOPA anti-piracy legislation in the US are reaching fever pitch today, with Wikipedia the most high-profile site to turn itself off for the day in protest.