>>> Royalty collection agency SoundExchange may be softening its stance slightly on higher royalty rates that many net broadcasters say will put them out of business. Yesterday they issued a press release calling for dialog. They did not however offer any particular remedies.
>>> mtvU, the on-campus and online college network created by MTV, is partnering with online video services provider ROO to be offer multi-channel branded video payers and content to the 500 college newspapers in mtvU’s College Publisher network.
>>> Don't miss the big stories that we posted late yesterday. Page down for:
- WMG may buy major management firm Frontline in an attempt to diversify.
- Digital distributor Digital Music Group has grabbed more established catalog.
- EMI sales are down 15% as they spin a plan to borrow against it's lucrative publishing catalog.
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