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Stream-ripper Yout refiles its lawsuit against the record industry, argues it's pretty easy to rip from YouTube without its app
US National Music Publishers Association close to signing Twitch deal, sources say
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Lyrics site Genius sells for $80 million
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StubHub settles with US Attorneys General over its COVID refunds policy
SoundCloud says user-centric boosted the royalties for Portishead's SOS by 500%
Epic v Apple ruling favours the tech giant, but forces big concession on the App Store's payment rules
More legal filings submitted in record industry v Cox Communications appeal
Apple Music confirms it is using Shazam technology to expand its catalogue of mixes
Kings Of Leon to launch NFT into space
UK regulator approves Viagogo's sale of StubHub outside North America
FAC and MMF publish white paper on Parliament's big streaming report
DNS resolver hits out at Sony Music's web-blocking injunction
South Africa's Gallo buys into aggregator Content Connect Africa
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Spotify to blame for Google Clock alarms not going off
Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance publishes its proposals for beefed up anti-piracy measures in EU's Digital Services Act
Spotify welcomes Apple App Store concessions, but sets out its other demands
Abba announce new album and virtual live show
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Apple to allow Spotify and Netflix to link app users to payment websites from next year
PayPerformers says the
Tencent confirms its exclusivity deals have been cancelled
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CMU publishes new guide on performer payments from streaming
Movie companies busy filing repeat infringer litigation now targeting VPNs
Apple boosts classical music credentials by buying Primephonic
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