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CMU Digest 14.09.20: RIAA, safe harbour, COVID-19, radio royalties, Hipgnosis
CMU Digest 07.09.20: Amazon, Freeplay, TikTok, Taylor Swift, Gaana
CMU Digest 31.08.20: TikTok, Napster, Fortnite, stream manipulation, Tracy Chapman
CMU Digest 24.08.20: COVID, Fortnite, StubHub, PRS, Apple Music
CMU Digest 17.08.20: Genius, Stairway To Heaven, Fortnite, NMPA, Cox Communications
CMU Digest 10.08.20: Live Nation, TikTok, AM/FM Act, Tunecore, Snapchap
CMU Digest 03.08.20: COVID funding, Wiley, consent decrees, Triller, StubHub
CMU Digest 27.07.20: Q, COVID-19, Viagogo, TikTok, Burger Records
CMU Digest 20.07.20: COVID-19, Migos, Digital Dollar, Spotify, Billboard charts
CMU Digest 13.07.20: COVID-19, Lady A, Global, YouTube, Youth Music
CMU Digest 06.07.20: COVID-19, Eight Mile Style, YouTube, TikTok, Mixmag
CMU Digest 29.06.20: Live Nation, COVID-19, Viagogo, Trax Records, SoundExchange
CMU Digest 22.06.20: Apple, Live Nation, COVID-19, EMI Records, The Carters
CMU Digest 15.06.20: Black Out Tuesday, Viagogo, Tidal, AEG, Twitch
CMU Digest 08.06.20: Warner Music, Black Out Tuesday, Cox Communications, Spotify, Festival Republic
CMU Digest 01.06.30: Warner Music, StubHub, Bauer Media, Ultra Music Festival, Maverick
CMU Digest 25.05.30: ERA, Copyright Office, Spotify, Q magazine, 6ix9ine
CMU Digest 18.05.20: Keep Music Alive, AIF, UK Music, Warner Music, Canadian web-blocks
CMU Digest 11.05.20: IFPI, ERA, Spinrilla, Quincy Jones, Love Parade
CMU Digest 04.05.20: Live Nation, COVID-19, SXSW, Music Venue Trust, Spotify
CMU Digest 27.04.20: Tickemaster, UK radio, Taylor Swift, Sonos, Mixcloud
CMU Digest 20.04.20: UK Music, StubHub, Katy Perry, SGAE, Bonzo Dog Band
CMU Digest 13.04.20: COVID-19, Universal Music, Post Malone, You Raise Me Up, YouTube
CMU Digest 06.04.20: COVID-19, Paradigm, Eminem, Spinrilla, termination rights
CMU Digest 30.03.20: COVID-19, self-employed, emergency funds, Lizzo, StubHub
CMU Digest 23.03.20: COVID-19, economic support, live streaming, Katy Perry, BPI stats
CMU Digest 16.03.20: COVID-19, business rates, Led Zeppelin, safe harbour, NMPA
CMU Digest 09.03.20: COVID-19, Viagogo, Resso, stream manipulation, Lizzo
CMU Digest 02.03.20: Peloton, Touts, Ticketfly, RIAA, Bertelsmann
CMU Digest 24.02.20: Post-Brexit visas, Cloudflare, Pearl Jam, BBC, Recording Academy
CMU Digest 17.02.19: Universal, touts, online harms, Spotify, Soundcloud
CMU Digest 10.02.19: Warner Music, Spotify, YouTube, Cox Communications, buyout deals
CMU Digest 03.02.20: Grassroots venues, Copyright Directive, Peloton, StubHub, digital royalties
CMU Digest 27.01.20: Recording Academy, FYE, FUGA, Payola, BBC
CMU Digest 20.01.19: Spotify, Recording Academy, Guvera, Ariana Grande, HMV
CMU Digest 13.01.19: Sofar Sounds, UK Music, Koko, First Access, Merlin
CMU Digest 23.12.19: Cox Communications, Discovery Networks, Live Nation, Tencent, Viagogo
CMU Digest 16.12.19: General Election, Taylor Swift, Soundgarden, Ninth Circuit, Bytedance
CMU Digest 09.12.19: Genius, TuneIn, GMR, Spinal Tap, UK Music
CMU Digest 02.12.19: Tencent, Viagogo, TRNSMT, MLC, Jay-Z
CMU Digest 25.11.19: Taylor Swift, AM-FM Act, Apple Music, Coldplay, UK Music
CMU Digest 18.11.19: Taylor Swift, Distribution Revolution, MLC, big tech, Nirvana
CMU Digest 11.11.19: Spinal Tap, TuneIn, CISAC, Children In Need, MCD
CMU Digest 04.11.19: Taylor Swift, MMF, 360 Reality Audio, Piracy, Apple
CMU Digest 28.10.19: Lizzo, Pledge, PPL, Spotify, Musicians' Union
CMU Digest 21.10.19: Vivendi, Atlantic, Chuck D, MegaUpload, Internet Infrastructure Coalition
CMU Digest 14.10.19: Katy Perry, Lil Peep, HMV, SoundExchange, Apple
CMU Digest 07.10.19: Brexit, SGAE, RIAA, Spotify, Live Nation
CMU Digest 30.09.19: Led Zeppelin, Robert Fripp, IFPI, WME, The Clash
CMU Digest 23.09.19: Live Nation, AXS, MLC, BMG, Harry Warren
CMU Digest 16.09.19: Consent decrees, Deezer, Content ID, UK Music, Cox Communications
CMU Digest 09.09.19: Alibaba, Viagogo, RIAA, Soundgarden, Fyre Festival
CMU Digest 02.09.19: RCN, Tencent, Chrysalis, Universal fire, NMPA
CMU Digest 26.08.19: Led Zeppelin, Eminem, Baby Shark, Tidal, Drake
CMU Digest 19.08.19: CRB, consent decrees, Spotify, Cox, SoundExchange
CMU Digest 22.07.19: Viagogo, Sony, Universal, Woodstock 50, Salt-N-Pepa
CMU Digest 15.07.19: MLC, Live Nation, Music Declares Emergency, Spotify, BBC
CMU Digest 08.07.19: Spotify, Taylor Swift, Viagogo, Ed Sheeran, Charter Communications
CMU Digest 01.07.19: SGAE, Universal Music, Ticketmaster, Apple, Kanye West
CMU Digest 24.06.19: Vivendi, Wixen, stream manipulation, Eventbrite, Genius
CMU Digest 17.06.19: MegaUpload, BOSS Act, Viagogo, Stairway To Heaven, Distrokid
CMU Digest 10.06.19: iTunes, consent decrees, Eventbrite, SGAE, Viagogo
CMU Digest 03.06.19: Warner, SGAE,, Iron Maiden, Snapchat
CMU Digest 20.05.19: NME, Woodstock, Canadian copyright, Beatport, Borderline
CMU Digest 13.05.19: PledgeMusic, Wynk, Rolling Stone, Universal Music, Michael Jackson
CMU Digest 29.04.19: Amazon, Notorious Markets, NoiseTrade, BBC, Spotify
CMU Digest 15.04.19: Spotify, Radiohead, Music Choice, Online Harms, Boomplay
CMU Digest 08.04.19: Ticketmaster, IFPI, Red Bull, iHeart, Drowned In Sound
CMU Digest 01.04.19: Copyright Directive, CD Baby, MSG Sphere, Charter Communications, Vodafone
CMU Digest 25.03.19: Live Music Report, Apple, BPI, Grande, Radio 3
CMU Digest 18.03.19: Apple, Spotify, Nirvana, Kanye West, UK Music
CMU Digest 11.03.19: NMPA, Viagogo, Spotify, ReDigi, Childish Gambino
CMU Digest 04.03.19: Spotify, Universal Music, Consent Decrees, Global Radio, Copyright Directive
CMU Digest 25.02.19: SoundCloud, Michael Jackson, Local Radio Freedom Act, Termination Rights, Copyright Directive
CMU Digest 18.02.19: Copyright Directive, INgrooves, Kanye West, Michael Jackson, The Great Escape
CMU Digest 11.02.19: Copyright Directive, HMV, Spotify, Termination Rights, NMPA
CMU Digest 04.02.19: Kanye West, Rolling Stone, Youth Music, Ticketbande, Pandora
CMU Digest 28.01.19: Viagogo, PledgeMusic, iHeartMedia,, Pitchfork
CMU Digest 21.01.19: Viagogo, Article Thirteen, HMV, Rihanna, Tidal
CMU Digest 14.01.19: R Kelly, Michael Jackson, music venue business rates, Warner/Chappell, HMV
CMU Digest 24.12.18: Spotify, MegaUpload, Viagogo, Brexit, HMV, Music Venue Trust
CMU Digest 17.12.18: Tencent, Article Thirteen, Blurred Lines, Kraftwerk, Ticketmaster
CMU Digest 10.12.18: Tencent, Apple, Mixcloud, WINTEL, Ticketmaster
CMU Digest 03.12.18: Viagogo, touting caps, The Cellar, web-blocks, Record Union
CMU Digest 26.11.18: YouTube, Rammstein, Taylor Swift, Wireless, Skrillex
CMU Digest 19.11.18: Article thirteen, Viagogo, EMI, NetEase, Ed Sheeran
CMU Digest 12.11.18: Spotify, Google, CISAC, IP Rights Distribution Fund, AIF
CMU Digest 05.11.18: Viagogo, YouTube, Sony, UK Music, SoundCloud
CMU Digest 29.10.18: YouTube, Bestival, BBC, Spotify, IPO
CMU Digest 22.10.18: Distrokid, American Law Institute, IMPALA, Soundtrack Your Brand, ERA
CMU Digest 15.10.18: MMA, SoundCloud, ECSA, IFPI, Sky
CMU Digest 08.10.18: BASCA, Ticketfly, NAFTA, Tencent, National Trading Standards
CMU Digest 01.10.18: Pandora, Ticketmaster, Ricky Nelson, Bestival, EMI
CMU Digest 24.09.18: Spotify, MMA, Sony/ATV, Childish Gambino, Taylor Swift
CMU Digest 17.09.18: Copyright Directive, Viagogo, MMA, Troy Carter, Ja Rule
CMU Digest 10.09.18: Viagogo, Copyright Directive, Dr Luke, BPI, Chris Evans
CMU Digest 03.09.18: Copyright Directive, Michael Jackson, Viagogo, Spinal Tap, Cox
CMU Digest 28.08.18: Eventbrite, Shazam, Grande, Spotify, CBS Radio
CMU Digest 20.08.18: Ticketmaster, Viagogo, Warner, Disney, IMPALA
CMU Digest 13.08.18: Warner, Spotify, Guvera, YouTube, stream-ripping
CMU Digest 06.08.18: MMA, Vivendi, Deezer, Cox Communications, EMI
CMU Digest 30.07.18: MMA, ticket touts, Eventbrite, Cliff Richard, Spotify
CMU Digest 23.07.18: Cliff Richard, Route 91, Spotify, Ed Sheeran, ICE, SACEM
CMU Digest 16.07.18: Blurred Lines, Childish Gambino, ISM/MU, Sony Music, Cardi B
CMU Digest 09.07.18: Copyright directive, SGAE, MegaUpload, Strongroom, bots ban
CMU Digest 02.07.18: Chart, MMA, Prince, AEG, Beats
CMU Digest 25.06.18: Copyright directive, Prince, Beats, FanFair, YouTube
CMU Digest 18.06.18: Sony, SGAE, Stream Ripping, Young Fathers, StubHub
CMU Digest 09.03.18: NME, ASA, Universal Music, Redefining Music Education, iTunes LP
CMU Digest 02.03.18: Spotify, PPL PRS, Robomagic, iHeartMedia, Time Inc UK
CMU Digest 23.02.18: Amazon Tickets, Spotify, touting rules, agent of change, CD sales
CMU Digest 16.02.18: SGAE, touting rules, Dice, Songwriters Guild Of America, Music Moves Europe
CMU Digest 09.02.18: Shazam, Google, Apple Music, Spotify, CISAC
CMU Digest 02.02.18: CRB, Pandora, safe harbour, YouTube, agent of change
CMU Digest 26.01.18: Spotify, YouTube, Little Mix, Kim Dotcom, Rainbow Venues
CMU Digest 19.01.17: Songkick, agent of change, MMF, Notorious Markets List, smart speakers
CMU Digest 12.01.18: Agent of change, Facebook, Music Modernization Act, Lana Del Rey, 19 Recordings
CMU Digest 05.01.18: Wixen, Spotify, 2017 stats, IMPEL, France Télévisions
CMU Digest 22.12.17: Universal, Stop2018, agent of change, BMI, Rolling Stone
CMU Digest 15.12.17: Spotify, National Trading Standards, Shazam, EC, YouTube
CMU Digest 08.12.17: Eventim, Warner Music, YouTube, safe harbour, Help Musicians
CMU Digest 01.12.17: Rainbow Venues, CMA, web-blocks, London Plan, SMG
CMU Digest 24.11.17: FanFair, MU, Vivendi, Route 91 Harvest, Pandora
CMU Digest 17.11.17: CISAC, 696, Prince, UK Music, Guvera
CMU Digest 10.11.17: Thekla, Digital Music Europe, Sci-Hub, Tidal, vKontakte
CMU Digest 03.11.17: FanFair, Sainsbury's, Prince, Webster PR, V Festival, Apple
CMU Digest 27.10.17: WINTEL, NMPA, YouTube, The Pirate Bay, EFF
CMU Digest 20.10.17: Songkick, touts, Spinrilla, European Digital Rights, The Pirate Bay, Sci-Hub
CMU Digest 13.10.17: Mixcloud, SACEM, Cloudflare, Prince, touts, Hope & Glory
CMU Digest 06.10.17: Spinal Tap, Guvera, Sci-Hub, Fyre Festival, Ticketmaster, MegaUpload
CMU Digest 29.09.17: Spotify, Fair Play Fair Pay Act, Dweezil Zappa, Bell Canada, Royalty Flow
CMU Digest 22.09.17: RIAA, UK Music, Spotify, Rolling Stone, New Order, Martin Garrix
CMU Digest 15.09.17: Spotify, IOW Festival, Chance The Rapper, We Shall Overcome, Tencent, Sharebeast
CMU Digest 08.09.17: YouTube-mp3, Warner, Facebook, Hope & Glory, Toni Basil, Spotify
CMU Digest 01.09.17: Viagogo, Goldman Sachs, Kanye West, musicFIRST, Merlin
CMU Digest 25.08.17: Warner Music, YouTube, The Pirate Bay, ReDigi, AIF, Beatbox
CMU Digest 18.08.17: SoundCloud, Pandora, RIAA, Spinrilla, Cinram, Manchester Arena
CMU Digest 11.08.17: Hope & Glory, Warner Music, Festival Republic, Y-Not, Tidal, KickassTorrents
CMU Digest 04.08.17: SoundCloud, Spotify, Spinrilla, Kanye West, Tomorrowland, Y Not
CMU Digest 21.07.17: Viagogo, 1972, BBC, Spotify, Believe, Songkick
CMU Digest 07.07.17: SoundCloud, AEG, Tidal, BBC, Lil Wayne, Guvera
CMU Digest 26.06.17: Apple Music, SGAE, dancing baby, Telsa, RIAA
CMU Digest 19.06.17: Spotify, Pirate Bay, Manchester Arena, Sony/ATV, TeamRock Radio
CMU Digest 12.06.17: Pandora, Spotify, General Election, Sony Music, Apple
CMU Digest 05.06.17: Ariana Grande, The Orchard, Spotify, safe harbours, BMI
CMU Digest 30.05.17: Manchester Arena, KickassTorrents, Prince, Pandora, PPLPRS Ltd, The Great Escape
CMU Digest 22.05.17: Guvera, Fyre Festival, MCPS, CMRA, Spotify, The Great Escape
CMU Digest 15.05.17: YouTube, Prince, Pandora, Fyre Festival, Amazon
CMU Digest 08.05.17: Fyre Festival, Merlin, Prince, bots ban, Eminem
CMU Digest 02.05.17: Digital Economy Act, IFPI stats, iHeartMedia, UK Music, IOW Festival
CMU Digest 24.04.17: Spotify, Prince, UK Music, BMG, Tunecore, Cash Money
CMU Digest 17.04.17: BPI stats, BMG, Dailymotion, Prince, blockchain, Guvera
CMU Digest 10.04.17: Spotify, Warner, PROMOTE Act, agent of change, Vevo, fake tickets
CMU Digest 03.04.17: RIAA, tout laws, Fair Play Fair Pay, Spinal Tap, Amazon, Form 696
CMU Digest 27.03.17: Viagogo, Spinrilla, SoundCloud, safe harbours, iHeart, PPL/PRS
CMU Digest 20.03.17: SXSW, touts, Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, Paul McCartney
CMU Digest 13.06.17: Copyright Royalty Board, business rates, ERA, SXSW, Kickass, anti-piracy emails
CMU Digest 06.03.17: Soundcloud, Spotify, Kickass, Secret Garden Party, Sunrise Records, Spinal Tap
CMU Digest 27.02.17: Google, MegaUpload, safe harbours, O2, CD Baby, ReDigi
CMU Digest 20.02.17: SoundCloud, Cox Communications, Songkick, Swedish web-blocks, RAO, musicFIRST
CMU Digest 13.02.17: Prince, Spinal Tap, Duran Duran, DEB, Dr Luke, Spinrilla
CMU Digest 06.02.17: HMV, Eventbrite, Kesha, KickassTorrents, Facebook, 50 Cent
CMU Digest 30.01.17: Digital Economy Bill, Tidal, Irish ticketing, Get It Right, Apple, Global Music Rights
CMU Digest 23.01.17: TGE, Paul McCartney, Michael Lynton, German record sales, Pandora, DF Concerts
CMU Digest 16.01.17: Team Rock, Creative Content UK, Pandora, The Carpenters, Tidal, BMG
CMU Digest 09.01.17: AEG Live, retail revenues, SoundCloud, BMG, BMI, Russian societies
CMU Digest 19.12.16: OneMusic Australia, BOTS Act, gig licensing, Trump letter, Bestival, RCA
CMU Digest 12.12.16: SoundCloud, Duran Duran, YouTube, bots ban, LiveStyle, GMR
CMU Digest 05.12.16: iHeartRadio, tout bans, Kobalt, IFPI, Flo & Eddie, Time Inc
CMU Digest 28.11.16: Fabric, GMR, touts, T In The Park, Buma-Stemra, Amazon
CMU Digest 21.11.16: Touts, GEMA, NMPA, Amazon, Prince, Duran Duran
CMU Digest 14.11.16: Cox Communications, Songkick, Mandy Jiroux, Omnifone, KickassTorrents, Electric Jukebox
CMU Digest 07.11.16: GEMA, ticket bots, European Copyright Directive, counterfeit CDs, dancing baby case, Avenged Sevenfold
CMU Digest 31.10.16: MP3tunes, Eric Clapton, Dr Luke, PRS, Maria Pallante, Spotify
CMU Digest 24.10.16: Harry Shearer, Digital Economy Bill, streaming rates, Sony Music, Bob Geldof, Spotify
CMU Digest 17.10.16: Amazon, FanFair, RIAA, SFX, Isle Of Wight Festival, Ed Sheeran
CMU Digest 10.10.16: MMF, Sony, Russian collective licensing, Global, Mazher Mahmood, Fabric
CMU Digest 03.10.16: YouTube, SoundCloud, YouTube-mp3, MegaUpload, Sony v 19
CMU Digest 26.09.16: BMI, Russian collective licensing, MusicBiz stats, iHeart, Fabric, Festival No.6
CMU Digest 19.09.16: Pandora, copyright directive, Measuring Music, Tidal, Crowdmix, T In The Park
CMU Digest 12.09.16: Fabric, iPhone 7, AIM, Deezer, Britney Spears
CMU Digest 05.09.16: Blurred Lines, BMG, Blind Melon, RAO, MegaUpload
CMU Digest 30.08.16: Streaming exclusives, Spotify, Fabric, safe harbours, Amazon, Pandora
CMU Digest 22.08.16: Ticket touts, RAO, Fabric, Reddit, MegaUpload, Cash Money
CMU Digest 15.08.16: Ministry Of Sound, consent decrees, Ed Sheeran, Cox Communiations, GEMA, Fabric
CMU Digest 08.08.16: Consent decrees, Sony/ATV, Crowdmix, Vevo, Guvera, CORE Media
CMU Digest 01.08.16: SFX, isoHunt, KickassTorrents, Guvera, Led Zeppelin, SoundCloud
CMU Digest 25.07.16: Kickass Torrents, Pandora, Shepherd's Bush Empire, Apple, vKontakte, Google
CMU Digest 18.07.16: Google, FanFair Alliance, Crowdmix, Beatport, Warner Music, AIF
CMU Digest 11.07.16: Guvera, Rdio, consent decrees, Bravalla, Digital Economy Bill, The George Tavern
CMU Digest 04.07.16: Tidal, consent decrees, Sony/ATV, Happy Birthday, Prince, Guvera
CMU Digest 27.06.16: Brexit, Led Zeppelin, Spotify, safe harbours, SFX, Guvera
CMU Digest 20.06.16: ATP, safe harbours, Merlin, YouTube, Apple Music, AIF
CMU Digest 13.06.16: Ed Sheeran, Terra Firma, Apple, The Pirate Bay, WIN, SOCAN
CMU Digest 06.06.16: CBS Radio, Guvera, Kraftwerk, Pandora, Chrysalis, Vivendi
CMU Digest 30.05.16: Secondary ticketing, Spotify, three-strikes, web-blocks, The Pirate Bay
CMU Digest 23.05.16: Facebook, BPI, Kesha, MegaUpload, Pandora, vKontakte