Tag: rightholders

Read More

Monokrome Music launches rightsAUDIT catalogue review service

Founded in 2017, Monokrome Music offers artists digital marketing and social media support. It expanded its offering in September with the launch of rightsHUB as a centralised point to store contractual information as well...
Read More

Facebook keen to improve its reporting tools for rightsholders

Will Facebook be launching proper analytics tools to show labels and publishers how their music is being used across its services? The company’s head of music business development and partnerships Tamara Hrivnak says it...
Read More

Study asks Harvard lawyers for their attitudes towards piracy

What do “elite upcoming lawyers from around the world” really think about file-sharing and copyright? A new study based on a survey of international LL.M. (Masters of Law) students at Harvard University has been trying...
Read More

Report: Bytedance has Indian label deals for new music service

New details have emerged on TikTok’s parent company Bytedance’s plans to launch its own music-streaming service. Bloomberg reports that the new service will launch this autumn “in a handful of territories, mostly...
Read More

Takedowns amp up the pressure on Twitter over music-licensing

A complaint from a musician about Twitter taking down a clip he posted of himself playing Elton John’s ‘Crocodile Rock’ turns out to have a bigger significance. Scott Bradlee of the group Postmodern Jukebox actually...
Read More

Google disabled 5k AdSense accounts for copyright violations in 2013

Google took some heat over ‘ad-supported piracy’ in 2013, with music-industry rightsholders and activists pointing to the large number of piracy websites using Google-powered ads to make money.
Read More

Google removed 5.3m URLs from search in last week of September

Remember the days when rightsholders were sending Google 1.8m URL takedown notices for its search engine?
Read More

Icelandic rightsholders call for ISPs to block The Pirate Bay

The latest European country where ISPs may be forced to block access to The Pirate Bay is Iceland.
Read More

Aussie ISP pulls out of anti-piracy talks

Australian ISP iiNet has pulled out of talks with the entertainment industries over anti-piracy cooperation.