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PPL and PRS for Music reveal plan to link data sets

Breaking down the walls between different data silos remains one of the music industry’s key challenges in 2017. Now British collecting societies PPL and PRS for Music are taking a step in the right direction, with plans...
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PPL and PRS for Music release new figures for 2016

UK collecting societies PPL and PRS for Music have published some new figures from 2016. PPL said that its international collections rose 34% to £49.1m last year, as it collected revenue for its members from 33 countries. The...
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PPL’s new performer board members reveal their priorities

UK music licensing firm PPL has two new board members from the artist and management community. Performer Roxanne de Bastion and manager David Stopps have been elected to join PPL’s Performer Board, as well as its main...
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Indies to get bigger share of UK ‘black box’ income says AIM

At her last public event as boss of British indies trade body AIM, Alison Wenham has revealed that independent labels will be getting a significant windfall from changes in the way collecting society PPL distributes ‘black...
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PPL Video Store doubles in size with Vanderquest deal

British music-licensing firm PPL has doubled the size of its Video Store music-videos library, via a partnership with Vanderquest. The store is used by broadcasters and others to license music videos for public performance,...
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17 more piracy sites to be blocked by UK ISPs

The BPI and PPL are continuing to target piracy sites through High Court orders in the UK, forcing ISPs to block access to them. 17 music download sites have just been added to the blacklist, with most of them MP3 search...
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Grooveshark next for ISP-level blocks in the UK?

We've reported on this rumour before, the first time PPL wrote to members in the UK asking whether they'd licensed Grooveshark (Bulletin, 16-May-13).
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Musicians’ Union demands fairer streaming-music payouts

UK's Musicians' Union weighing in this weekend with a call for labels to share payments 50/50 with artists.
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PPL chairman criticises UK government’s ‘love’ for tech giants

The latest UK music industry figure calling out the government on its close relationship with big-tech firms like Google is PPL chairman Fran Nevrkla.
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DPRP Radio podcast criticises PPL over licensing hassles

Remember the days when podcasts were a licensing headache? Oh, wait: they still are. Prog-focused music podcast DPRP Radio has produced 83 shows over the last 18 months.
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PPL hits out at internet firms

UK collecting society PPL hit out at digital media owners for allegedly dodging UK taxes, as it unveiled record financial results yesterday.
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PPL hits out at internet firms

UK collecting society PPL hit out at digital media owners for allegedly dodging UK taxes, as it unveiled record financial results yesterday.