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Lost MegaUpload data back in court, yet again
Beatles company disputes rival copyright claim for Shea Stadium footage
StubHub welcomes proposed ticket bot legislation, attempts to make friends with the music industry
Strategic considerations remain the biggest challenge in direct-to-fan
Bob Shennan named director of BBC Radio
BBC leads at all-new radio industry awards
CMU's One Liners: Eventim, Backstage Academy, Kobalt, more
CMU Podcast: Ticket touts, cheap streams, Spinal Tap
MP hopes to ban ticket touting bots through Digital Economy Bill
Fabric makes redundancies, as club remains closed
Paul McCartney offers support to Music Venue Trust
Streaming is too expensive for the mainstream, says YouGov research
Tony Blackburn to return to BBC Radio
Phil Chess 1921-2016
Phil Chess 1921-2016

20 October 2016

CMU's One Liners: Universal Music, Isle Of Wight Festival, Garth Brooks, more
Rob Stringer promoted to top job at Sony Music
Kickass lawyers demand America's criminal case be dismissed
A2IM warns of major CD counterfeiting operation on Amazon
TicketWeb unveils new Backline platform at Venues Day
BBC Asian Network announces presenter rejig in bid to attract younger audience
Sŵn Festival launches new educational programme for artists
CMU's One Liners: Warner Music, Sony/ATV, SXSW, more
Harry Shearer sues Universal owner Vivendi over This Is Spinal Tap royalties
Liam Payne signs to Universal's Republic in the US
FUGA announces new US base, signs up Tommy Boy
Switzerland confirmed as spotlight country at Great Escape 2017
CMU's One Liners: Atlantic Records, Universal Music Publishing, The Last Shadow Puppets, more
Frank Ocean misses Grammy deadline for both new albums
Bob Geldof sued by former bandmate over song ownership
Live Nation seek to dismiss criminal case over Radiohead stage collapse