Metallica Sued Napster 15 Years Ago Today

No one innovation or event changed the course of the modern music industry more than the introduction of Napster. On this day 15 years ago, Napster faced its first real. Continue reading

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Today’s Senate Hearings Ask “How Much For A Song? [Watch Live Now]

How much money is collected for the use of music, how it is distributed and who is in control is a matter of law in the U.S. Are BMI and ASCAP music monopolies. Continue reading

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Prince Sues Fans For $22 Million For Posting Links To Concert Videos

Last week Prince continued his career long litigious streak with a new attack on some of his biggest fans. A lawsuit filed in San Francisco court seeks to punish fans. Continue reading

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Bill Graham Estate Lawsuit Revived

A ruling by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit brought the sons of late west coast promoter Bill Graham, where they allege that their father's. Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEF: Xbox One Delivers Media, Twitter Revamps Search, Gucci Mane Sues Everyone, Bonnaroo & More

WEDNESDAY 11.20.2013More Music Business News & Views From Around The Web   CLICK HERE Updated Continuously @ Hypebot's More News Tab

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Court Dismisses Electric Daisy Lawsuit

A civil lawsuit brought by the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum against Electric Daisy Carnival promoter Pasquale Rotella have been dismissed by a Los Angeles Superior Court. The suit was first. Continue reading

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Sampling – A Cautionary Tale

There have been various lawsuits against stars like Beyonce and Joe Jonas because they are alleged to have copied others’ music videos. On Music Think Tank, former music lawyer, Ian. Continue reading

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