Creators May Have Won Battle, But Lost War With EU Copyright Directive Passage

As the European Parliament finally pushes its long-contested Copyright Directive to passage (Article 13 included) many content creators are claiming victory over their tech overlords, but such immediate successes could. Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About Article 13

The Article 13 copyright directive passed the European Parliament this week, bringing with it sweeping copyright reform, limits to Safe Harbor and an end to YouTube as we know it,. Continue reading

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Instruments In Transit: What Artists Need To Know In Event Of ‘No Deal’ Brexit

While there's been no shortage of media coverage over the ongoing Brexit dumpster fire, one group that often gets left out of the hypotheticals and conjectures are touring musicians. Here. Continue reading

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A Wholistic Perspective On The Article 13 Solution To The Value Gap

Sweeping Article 13 copyright reform passed the European Parliament yesterday, effectively ending Safe Harbor protections for YouTube and shifting the paradigm for all sites based on user generated content.  In. Continue reading

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Article 13 Copyright Directive Is Approved Ending Safe Harbor For YouTube

The European Union gave its final approval to the Article 11 and 13 Copyright Directive designed to update copyright law in Europe for the online age. Members of the European Parliament. Continue reading

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Spotify Bites Back, Calls Apple Monopolistic [Full Text Of Statement]

UPDATED: The war of words between Spotify and Apple shows no signs of abating, with the streamer issuing its latest rebuttal calling out Cupertino as "monopolistic."  In a statement, Spotify. Continue reading

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Apple Attacks Spotify For ‘Trying To Squeeze Musicians, Songwriters’ As App Dispute Escalates

UPDATED: Apple has attacked Spotify for "making ever-smaller contributions to the artists, musicians and songwriters – even going so far as to take these creators to court." in an escalating. Continue reading

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Full Text Of Apple’s Statement Blasting Spotify With All The Nasty Bits Highlighted

Apple Music has gone on the offensive with an uncharacteristically strong statement "Addressing Spotify’s claims," after the streamer filed a complaint with the European Commission over Apple App Store fees. Continue reading

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Spotify Files EU Anti-Trust Complaint Against Apple

Spotify announced Wednesday that it has filed an anti-trust complaint against Apple with the European Commission. The complaint is centered on the 30% that Apple charges for in app purchase. Continue reading

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IMPALA, AIM, PRS Join 200+ Groups Supporting Article 13 Copyright Directive

EU independent music trade group IMPALA. AIM, PRS For Music and more than 200 organizations from across the cultural and creative sectors have united in calling on the European Parliament. Continue reading

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