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Google says we need more 'fair use', but ex-RIAA man isn't so sure
As Live Nation sees yet more impressive growth in 2016, analyst ponders whether Amazon Tickets will have a future impact
Pandora launches ad personalisation tools
CMU's One Liners: Lana Del Rey, Frank Ocean, Future, more
Google says safe harbours are brilliant
T Bone Burnett leads music industry's submissions to latest safe harbour review in US
Major Swedish ISP says it won't web-block without a court order
CD Baby back online after four day outage
Librarians and law professors speak up for ReDigi as digital resale case rumbles on
UK Music welcomes new search engines code
MegaUpload extradition order stands, says court, though Kim Dotcom claims victory
UK search engines sign up to anti-piracy code
Another setback in Flo & Eddie's legal battle for royalties on pre-1972 tracks
CD Baby hopes to be back working today after database issues took site offline
B2B streaming service Soundtrack Your Brand raises funding for expansion
Spotify to open new office in New York and boost its headcount
SoundCloud hires Merritt Farren as General Counsel
CMU's One Liners: Waxploitation, Amazon, Future
SoundCloud denies that it is
Swedish appeals court green lights web-block against The Pirate Bay
Apple Music now
CMU's One Liners: Sonos, Tinie Tempah, Ed Sheeran, more
SoundCloud seeks new funding as key execs leave
ISPs start to send out educational emails to file-sharers
Prince returns to streaming services
Universal gets access to Prince's vault, Warner catalogue heading to Spotify
Search engines may sign up to voluntary anti-piracy code this summer
CMU Podcast: Transparency, Spinrilla, PRS
European Advocate General says web-blocking is just fine
CMU's One Liners: David Guetta, ASCAP, Vevo, more