Spotify buys Loudr in latest publishing-royalties effort
Spotify’s latest acquisition is its latest move to tackle the problems it has faced identifying, tracking and paying royalties to music publishers and songwriters. The company has snapped up Loudr, which does exactly that,...
April 13, 2018
Loudr boss: Spotify songwriter settlement is just a ‘speeding ticket’
When Spotify agreed a $43.4m deal in May this year to settle a class-action suit brought against it over mechanical royalty payments – in a case combining lawsuits filed by David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick – it was no...
August 16, 2017
Guest Column: Blockchain and Music Data’s Byzantine Problem
This guest column is by Annie Lin, general counsel for Loudr. Nine generals are stationed at separate points around the walls of a massive kingdom. A majority of the generals wish to launch an attack, but in the absence...
May 18, 2017