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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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Amazon Appstore could be coming to Europe this summer

Amazon is to launch its Appstore in the UK and Europe in the coming months.
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PR firm finds value in entertainment

PR firm Edelman released findings from its sixth annual Value & Engagement survey, which shows 48% of respondents in the UK are willing to watch advertisements in exchange for free entertainment.
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PR firm finds value in entertainment

Edelman released findings from its sixth annual Value & Engagement In The Era Of Social Entertainment & Second Screens survey, which show "perceived value in entertainment" to be at a three-year high.
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BPI Best Music Start-Up Showcase

The BPI is running a Best Music Start-Up Showcase in association with the government backed digital innovation project IC tomorrow.
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Digital made up 55% of UK label revenue in Q1

Music Week has reported that 55.5% of UK label revenue in the first quarter of the year came from digital services and subscription streaming revenue almost doubled to £9m.
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Pirate Bay comes out fighting… again

The Pirate Bay continues to goad the copyright holders who try to smash it down.
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UK set for Official Classical Singles chart

284k individual classical music downloads were sold in the UK in the first quarter of 2012, building on the 1.2m sold in 2011 as a whole.
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Ofcom set to lay out Initial Obligations Code for UK ISPs

The lengthy process of implementing the UK Digital Economy Act's anti-piracy provisions rumbles on. According to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Ofcom will publish its draft Initial Obligations Code of...
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Twitter now has 140m active users

Twitter has announced some new statistics, revealing that it has 140m active users globally, including 10m in the UK. That makes the UK the fourth-largest tweeting nation in the world, behind the US, Brazil and Japan. The...
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BPI hails UK’s 12.6% share of global music sales in 2011

Forget the 51 weeks of the year when we all think music is RUBBISH: this week is officially 'Music is GREAT' week - a campaign to promote British music talent.
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UK gets official streaming music chart

The Official Charts Company, BPI and ERA have teamed up to launch an Official Streaming Chart in the UK, aggregating data from services including Spotify, we7, Napster, Deezer, Zune and ChartsNow.