NPR follows Amazon in pulling out of MIC Coalition
US lobbying group the MIC Coalition has lost another of its founding members, after National Public Radio (NPR) pulled out just over a month after Amazon also left the group (Bulletin, 5-Jun-15). While NPR has yet to make...
July 15, 2015
Spotify’s US lobbying efforts may be focusing on Apple Music
Earlier this year, it emerged that Spotify had appointed four Washington lobbying firms to cover different aspects of its business (Bulletin, 16-Apr-15). Now it seems at least one of them is earning its fee, according to...
July 14, 2015
How did Google v Major Label lobbying really stack up in 2012?
It's an irony we've noted before that back in 2010, opponents of the UK's Digital Economy Act criticised the lobbying power of the music industry, yet by 2012 that industry was itself criticising the lobbying power of Google.
January 2, 2013