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NEWS BRIEF: Facebook Ups IPO, Digital Music News' Court Battle, UMG UP 9%, PirateBay Attack & More

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  • In the case of Grooveshark vs. Digital Music News, the judge failed to quash the subpoena in LA Superior Court yesterday. DMN publisher Paul Resnikoff tell's Hypebot that it's a setback, hints he'll fight on. More as the story develops.
  • UMG Q1 revenue up 9.1% as Vivendi profits exceed expectations. (Music Week)


  • Pirate Bay Under Major DDoS Attack From Unknown Enemy Over Last 25 Hours (TorrentFreak)
  • Thefuture.fm brings its DJ mix platform to the iPhone (GigAOm)
  • Thanks to online pr tool StoryAmp for including Hypebot in their fune Music Tech trading card series on Pinterest.
  • NARM's digitalmusic.org, will help aspiring entrepreneurs launch their own music companies by bringing its Music Start Up Academy sessions to Los Angeles on Thursday, June 7, from 12:45-6 p.m. at The Grammy Museum.