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...
November 28, 2019
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...
October 29, 2019
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...
June 10, 2019
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...
May 21, 2019
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...
May 17, 2019
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.
January 28, 2014
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?
October 9, 2013
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.
October 9, 2013