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New features for MySpace Music (and videos coming soon)

MySpace Music has been showing off some of its new features, which include a faster music player on the site, a better search function, unlimited playlists for users, and individual album pages.
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Featured Artists Coalition weighs in on YouTube / PRS debate

The UK-based Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) is finally holding its first meeting today in London, after its original date was scuppered by inclement weather.
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DropPlay: YouTube meets Facebook meets Pandora

There's plenty of excited coverage of the launch of social music firm DropPlay, which combines some of the best features of a host of other sites.Users can search for any song and play it as a YouTube video, while creating...
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YouTube / PRS update: Google hits back, publishers protest, and Last.fm weighs in

The fallout from YouTube's decision to block premium music videos from UK users continues.Last night, PRS for Music issued a statement hailing "positive" discussions with Google, yet the same day, PaidContent UK published...
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YouTube pulls music videos for UK users after PRS dispute

It all kicked off yesterday, with YouTube announcing that it's blocking thousands of "premium" music videos on its site from UK users, due to fraught licensing negotiations with PRS for Music.
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Muzu.tv: “YouTube’s business model doesn’t stack up”

You can't blame music video startup Muzu.tv from weighing into the YouTube/PRS debate and saying its way of doing things beats Google's. If we were them, we'd be doing the same.So, managing director Mark French...
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PRS for Music hails “positive” talks with Google

After yesterday's fireworks in the row between YouTube and UK licensing body PRS for Music, it seems the bargaining has begun again – thankfully for the thousands of artists who risk seeing their videos removed...
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Label insider explains why its YouTube vids can’t be embedded

Why do so many major label videos on YouTube have their embedding feature disabled, so people can't put them on their blogs, websites or social network profiles?
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YouTube to block music videos for UK users after PRS row

Want more proof that the world of online licensing is rapidly becoming a farce? You got it! YouTube is to make thousands of music videos unavailable to UK internet users after failing to sign a new licensing deal with the...
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Muziic PC application is an iTunes for YouTube music

There was lots of buzz online this weekend around Muziic, a new PC application created by 15-year-old developer David Nelson.
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Opinion: This YouTube / PRS dispute is madness

So, thousands of music videos are to be blocked for UK users of YouTube, following the latter's decision to remove them due to fraught licensing negotiations with PRS for Music. We'll stop short of assigning outright...
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YouTube / PRS: Full statements from both sides

Want to get the full skinny on today's licensing dispute between Google/YouTube and PRS for Music, which has led to thousands of music videos being removed from the site? Both sides have issued statements – YouTube...