Digital Piracy Explodes During COVID Lockdown

A new study from UK based MUSO shows an unprecedented explosion in digital piracy during the coronavirus lockdown Film was the focus of most of MUSO’s research, but music is. Continue reading

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Alleged Music Pirate Also Stole Dozens Of Hypebot Articles

RikiMusic is pirating dozens of articles from Hypebot as well as allegedly uploading tracks from indie artists to Spotify and Amazon Music without authorization. Last week, Brett Basil of the. Continue reading

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This Week In Music Commentary

Commentators inside the music business this week gave voice to their opinions on why blockchain won't be saving the music industry any time soon, how publishers are driving the full. Continue reading

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How To Chase Pirates, Protect Your Music and Win!

Jason Tucker from Intellectual Property HQ joins Micahel Brandvold on this week's Music Biz Weekly podcast. The company is one of the largest managers of registered copyrights in the world. Continue reading

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Music Piracy Up 13% In The Us Last Year, Stream-Ripping To Blame.

While many thought that the rise of streaming had brought about an end to music piracy, a new report reveals this is far from the case. In fact, it appears. Continue reading

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Music Leaker DBR.ee Shut Down By Industry Trade Groups

File-hosting service DBR.ee has been shut down by a consortium of thee music industry trade groups. The site has often been used to share leaked music from Big Artists and. Continue reading

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GoDaddy Ordered To Suspend 4 Music Pirate Domains

Domain and website hosting service GoDaddy has been ordered to suspend four domains used by music pirates. Mp3Juices-Download-Free.com, Melodiavip.net, Foxmusica.site and Fulltono.me. Each had offered unlicensed mp3 downloads.

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Musicians Need To Rethink Their Struggle With Piracy

By freelance music writer Tyler Hayes (@thealbumproject). Talking about music piracy has become an exercise in self deprecation, an emotional argument that never seems to end. I understand that music. Continue reading

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The Civil Wars On Piracy As Marketing

The Civil Wars have previously discussed marketing with free music and the importance of fans sharing the duo's music with their friends. However, I had not heard their take on. Continue reading

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Why You Should Give Your Music Away For Free

The debate on whether or not you should give away music for free continues with Jeremy Belcher’s latest post on Music Think Tank. He covers music services, indie music sales,. Continue reading

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