Monday’s Music Brief: Trendrr Pro, MJ Fever, Apple Sued, Tunecore, Canada & More

Hypebot Favicon Friday is a holiday in the US, but I'll be covering the news as it breaks all week and adding the usual commentary.  And on Thursday we'll continue a Hypebot holiday tradition that gives readers a chance to introduce themselves and network. So stay tuned and inward to a great week! Musexpo begins inthe UK…- Bruce Houghton



  • Apple sued over iTunes gift cards (cNet)
  • Google mistakes Michael Jackson’s death for an “automated attack”. (Media Memo)
  • Napster 10 Years Of Turmoil: "1999 saw the debut of Napster…it started a storm of change in the music industry and here Geoff Taylor, chief executive of the BPI, reflects on what has happened in the last 10 years." (BBC)
  • Tunecore has added Limewire to the list of online retailers it supplies. (Tunecore)
  • Live Nation has extended its No Service Fee Wednesdays again by dropping the service fee on all 4-Packs and 6-Packs this Wednesday, July 1 0nly at LiveNation.com. (press release)
  • Canadian Liberal Party wants to ‘combat’ piracy and ratify the WIPO. (ZeroPaid)
  • Pirate parties parade through Prague, Paris (ars)
  • VIZIO Unveils Rhapsody Digital Music Service for VIZIO Internet Apps

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