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Cox goes legal over BMG's takedown notices and an old email address
Nirvana sued over circles of hell image
Music industry welcomes voluntary efforts of YouTube and Facebook to combat online piracy
Apple's App Store rules back in spotlight in both Europe and the US thanks to Spotify and Fortnite
Pirate Bay co-founder confirmed responsible for copyright infringement while involved in the site in the 2000s
Night Time Industries Association to take legal action against Scottish government
Setlist: The EU takes a stand against the Apple Tax
Judge mainly sides with Lizzo in ongoing Truth Hurts copyright battle
MPs urge government to provide insurance to more live shows through Events Research Programme
Charlie Walk's former lawyer demands dismissal of malpractice lawsuit
UK music reps support COVID status certifications, but warn they must be temporary and non-discriminatory
Italian fine against Viagogo upheld after court rules it is not a passive intermediary
Robinhood seeks dismissal of Ice Cube's legal claim over photo use with free speech arguments
Setlist: Artists call on Boris Johnson to fix streaming
New York appeals court confirms Dr Luke is not a
Copyright groups say European Union's Digital Services Act should do more to stop piracy sites operating anonymously
Maria Schneider says she can't meet YouTube's demands in Content ID access case without access to Content ID
156 artists call on UK government to add ER to streams and launch competition investigation into the majors
Congress members call for new investigation into Live Nation's dominance in US ticketing market
Apple wins musical trademark case by citing Apple Corps mark
£10,000 fine for AJ Tracey event in Manchester
R Kelly associate pleads guilty to setting fire to car outside accuser's house
Fyre Festival's Billy McFarland released from solitary confinement for prison move
Iron Maiden hit back at e-commerce firm accusing them of
Settlement reached in Fyre Festival ticketholder class action
OfCom declines to take action against Capital Xtra following DJ Tiiny payola scandal
French government considering new anti-piracy measures
Danish anti-piracy group says web-blocks work, though piracy is also getting harder to monitor
K-pop music companies file complaint over new law they say only benefits BTS
Setlist: Lil Nas X's Satan Shoes recalled back to Hell

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