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Music industry News: Rhino Ups Dorn, Rightsflow + Beatport, France Can't Slow Piracy & More

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  • image from www.cinemaretro.comWarner's Rhino Expands Global Digital Efforts; New Role For David Dorn. (paidContent)
  • RightsFlow, a  provider of bulk mechanical licensing and royalty services, has announced a deal to provide global society reporting services for Beatport, the international dance music digital retailer.
  • MTV Networks International has promoted Philip Bourchier O’Ferral to SVP Digital Media.
  • UK study says most consumers not even aware of legal music services. (Consumer Focus)
  • National Record Store Day is coming April 17th.  Learn more.
  • image from library.gmu.eduPiracy Rises In France Despite Three Strikes Law - In the first few months following the adoption of the three-strikes anti-piracy legislation in France, online piracy has increased significantly. Instead of stopping, file-sharers are seeking alternatives to bypass the new law. Perhaps even more striking is that new research reveals that disconnecting file-sharers will actually hurt the revenues of the music industry. (TorrentFreak)