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Setlist: The music publishers’ $200 million lawsuit against Roblox

By and | Published on Monday 14 June 2021

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CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the $200 million lawsuit against Roblox from a consortium of music publishers led by the US National Music Publishers Association, plus Brexit negotiator David Frost’s big no-show at a parliamentary inquiry into how the UK-EU trade deal messed things up so badly for touring musicians and what, if anything, is being done about it.

SECTION TIMES
01: Roblox (00:3:36)
02: Brexit (00:15:90)
(Timings may be slightly different due to adverts)

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STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Music publishers sue Roblox for $200 million, pile more pressure on Twitch
UK’s Brexit negotiator criticised over no-show at Parliamentary session on the bureaucratic barriers faced by touring musicians
• Culture Secretary mocked over “ambitious” visa-free touring agreement with Liechtenstein

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