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United music community asks for a reform of DMCA's safe harbour provisions

United music community asks for a reform of DMCA's safe harbour provisions Gated Content

An unprecedented coalition of 19 music industry organisations and over 400 songwriters, artists and managers have filed before the US Copyright ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Apr 1st 2016 at 12:42PM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Former VH1 President joins Spotify

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Mar 4th 2016 at 7:30AM
PRS for Music launches new system to combat online piracy

PRS for Music launches new system to combat online piracy Gated Content

PRS For Music has launched its new anti-piracy take-down tool, MAPS.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 1st 2016 at 9:54AM
The US Copyright Office rules on the

The US Copyright Office rules on the "making available" right Gated Content

The US Copyright Office has concluded that the United States do not need to implement further legislation recognising and protecting ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 26th 2016 at 4:33PM

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Live365 to close at the end of January

Live365 to close at the end of January Gated Content

Internet radio streaming platform Live365 will shut down at the end of January, blaming the recent webcasting rates, set at ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jan 25th 2016 at 9:30AM
Geoff Taylor

BPI reorganises CPU team to boost anti-piracy work Gated Content

The BPI has decided to restructure its Copyright Protection Unit (CPU) department to allow it to focus on removing illegal ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 21st 2015 at 5:38PM
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Congress introduces bill to modernise the US Copyright Office Gated Content

Three Members of US Congress have introduced a bill aimed at modernising and changing the status of the country's Copyright ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Dec 17th 2015 at 9:48AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Adele to perform live at BRITs

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Dec 17th 2015 at 7:10AM

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Three men arrested for copyright breach after uploading karaoke songs

Three men arrested for copyright breach after uploading karaoke songs Gated Content

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) made an arrest in Devon and two in Lancashire yesterday (December 15) as ...

on Dec 16th 2015 at 2:42PM
Webcasting IV royalty rates to remain same for majors and indies

Webcasting IV royalty rates to remain same for majors and indies Gated Content

Major labels will continue to be paid the same statutory webcasting rates as independents for the next five years in ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Nov 25th 2015 at 4:09PM
£3.5m Government initiative launched to warn against piracy

£3.5m Government initiative launched to warn against piracy Gated Content

A new £3.5 million Government-backed education initiative is being launched in a bid to safeguard the future of the UK’s ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 3:58PM
Artists lobby European Parliament ahead of copyright rules review

Artists lobby European Parliament ahead of copyright rules review Gated Content

The Featured Artists Coalition board - including artists Sandie Shaw, Imogen Heap, Katie Melua (pictured) and members of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2015 at 9:50AM

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One Media wins copyright infringement case

One Media wins copyright infringement case Gated Content

One Media has won a lawsuit against Henry Hadaway, HHO Licensing Ltd and Henry Hadaway Organisation Ltd, in what was ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 1st 2015 at 2:52PM
Russian court orders vKontakte to stop infringement

Russian court orders vKontakte to stop infringement Gated Content

Russian social network vKontakte (VK) has been ordered by a Russian court to use effective technology to prevent infringement of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Sep 29th 2015 at 11:49AM
Librarian of Congress Billington to retire September 30

Librarian of Congress Billington to retire September 30 Gated Content

The US Librarian of Congress, Dr. James H. Billington, will retire sooner than anticipated.

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Sep 25th 2015 at 5:43PM
Happy Birthday ruled to be in public domain

Happy Birthday ruled to be in public domain Gated Content

The song Happy Birthday is in the public domain, a federal judge ruled yesterday.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 10:41AM

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AdShare appoints Jim Selby as President

AdShare appoints Jim Selby as President Gated Content

Monetisation service AdShare has appointed Jim Selby as president. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 17th 2015 at 10:34AM
Copyright Alliance

Copyright Alliance names Keith Kupferschmid as CEO Gated Content

The Board of Directors of Washington-based advocacy and educational organisation Copyright Alliance has appointed Keith Kupferschmid as its CEO, effective ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Sep 16th 2015 at 7:26AM
US Recording Academy launches major grassroots initiative

US Recording Academy launches major grassroots initiative Gated Content

The US Recording Academy, which organises the Grammy Awards, is preparing for what it describes as "the largest grassroots advocacy ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Sep 7th 2015 at 3:28PM
Spain winning fight against piracy, claims government

Spain winning fight against piracy, claims government Gated Content

The Spanish government claims that illegal downloads in the country are down in the wake of new legislation aimed at ...

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Jul 29th 2015 at 10:29AM
Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK Gated Content

The High Court has overturned a copyright law introduced last year, which allowed copying films and music for private use.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 7:25AM
Austria

Rights-holders to be compensated €20m per year for Austrian private copying exception Gated Content

The Austrian National Assembly has passed an amendment to the country’s Copyright Act, which will see levies imposed on storage ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 17th 2015 at 1:46PM
Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme

Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme Gated Content

Creative Content UK has appointed agencies to help its education campaign, aimed at encouraging consumers to access content from legal ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:11AM
SiriusXM

Turtles move to block labels' SiriusXM payout, RIAA pushes back Gated Content

Representatives for The Turtles have moved to block the $210 million payment SiriusXM has been ordered to pay to ABKCO ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 13th 2015 at 10:25AM
Bachman

Canada extends recording copyright term, 'but what about authors' rights?' Gated Content

With Canada having just passed into law an extension to the copyright length of sound recordings, musician and songwriter Randy ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Jun 26th 2015 at 10:39AM