Digital Labels & Publishers Legal Setlist

Setlist: Universal, stream scamming, Apple

By and | Published on Monday 1 July 2019

Universal Music

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last seven days, including the inevitable lawsuits over the Universal archive fire and the New York Times’ response to the major label’s criticism of its reporting, efforts to stop record labels artificially boosting their streaming figures, and Apple’s claim that Spotify is barely paying any App Store fees. Setlist is sponsored by 7digital.

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Stories discussed this week:
New York Times publishes list of over 800 artists potentially affected by Universal archive fire
$100 million lawsuit filed over Universal’s 2008 warehouse fire
New code of conduct sets out to target the streaming stat scammers
Apple says Spotify has exaggerated the impact of its app store fees

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