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Stream-ripping, Pirate Bay and even vKontakte appear in US government's annual piracy report
Setlist: Lana Del Rey, American Idol, Jimmy Iovine
Heritage artists galore intervene in pre-1972 case in California
Pirate Bay web-block extended to other ISPs in Netherlands
Spotify formally backs Music Modernization Act
YouTube Red to launch in
One Liners: Carlin Music, Discogs, Iron Maiden, more
YouTube demotes Logan Paul, puts new projects on hold
Jimmy Iovine not leaving Apple, says Jimmy Iovine
Wixen boss likes the Music Modernization Act and
YouTube considering
Sony/ATV signs on the dotted line with Facebook
Eventim launches fan-to-fan ticket resale platform
One Liners: Fred Ball, Dubset, Foals, more
Setlist: Spotify, Universal, UK music consumption stats
Spotify boasts 70 million subscribers as stock market listing looms
Wixen sues Spotify for $1.6 billion in wake of Music Modernization Act
Setlist: Review Of The Music Business Year 2017 - Part Two
Bandcamp puts the spotlight on cassette revival with end-of-year stats
Deezer targets stream-rippers with GitHub takedown
Setlist: Review Of The Music Business Year 2017 - Part One
Universal signs licensing deal with Facebook
American knock back of Canadian court's global IP injunction made permanent 
Mixcloud to use Gracenote's music identification system
Bytedance completes acquisition, launches creator fund
Universal and Sony sign new deals with YouTube
Amazon begins to shut down digital music locker service
Apple Music sued over unpaid mechanicals Stateside 
Court rejects much of Kim Dotcom's bid for judicial review over extradition
Erik Huggers steps down at Vevo CEO