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NEWS BRIEF: UMG vs. EU, MegaUpload's YouTube Defense, EMI On SOPA, Apple, Buzz, 7 Digital & More

  • Universal bid for EMI faces fierce EU battle. (Express)
  • "We're just like YouTube," Megaupload lawyer tells Ars.
  • EMI VP Comes Out Against SOPA/PIPA; Says The Answer To Piracy Is Providing A Better Service. (Techdirt)
  • Apple broke all earnings records last quater, but music was not the drive. Details here.


  • MUST READ: One Big Database Could Save the Music Business with Billions of Tiny Rivulets. (Eliot Van Buskirk, Wired)
  • Ne-Yo Signs On as VP of A&R for Motown (Rolling Stone)
  • BUZZMEDIA Hires Music VP, Bill Jensen of Village Voice Media. (Social Tech)
  • Maryland governor proposes a download tax. (Baltimore Sun)
  • 7digital Intros Streaming Web Player. (paidContent)
  • Rock music's death knell has yet to toll - Guitar-driven music is not in the rudest of health, but little by little its vital signs are getting stronger, industry insiders say. (Guardian)
  • Helps Digital Music Lovers Get Album Artwork for iTunes and Restore Their Cover Flow View.