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Spain bouncing back as music revenues rise in first half of 2014

Without wishing to reduce an entire nation down to football and music, in recent years Spain has been fabulous at football, but woeful at legal music revenues. In 2014, though, both have flipped. The less said about Spain’s...
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Music piracy update: RIAA v MegaUpload, Netherlands and Spain

It's a busy week for news relating to music piracy, so we thought we'd bundle some stories together as a snapshot of what's happening around the world. Starting with Kim Dotcom, and news that music industry body the RIAA...
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Spain updates piracy laws with tougher infringement punishments

The Spanish government is toughening up its anti-piracy laws again.
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Music Ally Report 322: La France Macabre

Our lead feature digs behind the shock SNEP figures that suggested the French digital music market tanked in Q1 this year. Downloads are down and streaming is struggling to take off, it claims.
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Spanish government promises tougher anti-piracy laws

Spain has long been seen as a problematic market by music rightsholders due to high levels of piracy, and in the past, a perceived laissez-fair attitude by the Spanish government.
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Vevo expands to Spain, France and Italy

Big news for music videos service Vevo this morning, as it launched in three more European countries: Spain, France and Italy.
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Google brings Play Music to Europe and improves Android app

Today's the day for the Google Play store to add music in several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
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Vevo plans launch in France, Spain and Italy – but not Germany

Music videos service Vevo's global expansion is proceeding apace, with international VP Nic Jones confirming that three more European launches are imminent.
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Vevo plans launch in France, Spain and Italy – but not Germany

Music videos service Vevo's global expansion is proceeding apace, with international VP Nic Jones confirming that three more European launches are imminent.
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Spanish Sinde law sparks 79 site takedown requests in first month

Spain's new Comisión de Propiedad Intelectual body, created as part of the recent Sinde anti-piracy legislation, has revealed it received 292 complaints in its first month.
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Music Ally Report 290: Digital winners and losers

– Our lead examines the latest data on recorded music performance from IFPI and uncovers how a mix of physical and digital is essential to driving growth – Our feature is an interview with Christoph Thur, co-founder...
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Personal radio service Senzari launches in Spain

Senzari is the latest startup looking to take a bite out of Pandora's lunch, with personal radio. It launched in the US last year but has now gone live in Spain through a local partnership with MTV.