New Report Reveals Why Piracy Persists In The Streaming Era

Given the ubiquity of available content and ease of access which many of us now have to music and video in 2019, analysts had predicted that the streaming age would. Continue reading

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97% Of Mexico Admit To Music Piracy Even Country Embraces Spotify Premium

Some not-so-swashbuckling new data from an anti-piracy organization in Mexico  recently released revealed that a staggering 97% of the population has engaged in some form of piracy, much of it. Continue reading

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Music Piracy: No Longer In The Headlines, Still A Headache

While the rise of streaming and the music industry's at least partial financial recovery have sidelined music piracy as a topic of major concern, the illegal acquisition of music online. Continue reading

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Don’t Get Fooled Again: Piracy Still A Huge Problem

While it may not seem like the trendiest of internet scourges, piracy remains a huge issue. While many thought that the low cost and easy accessibility would bring about an. Continue reading

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WED. BRIEF: Global Piracy Report • Beatport Download Sales Grow • DistroKid Scores Investment • More

WEDNESDAY 10.10.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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BMG, COX Settle As Major Labels Lawsuit Begins

BMG has reached a settlement with Cox Communications in its 2015 lawsuit alleging the ISP contributed to copyright infringement.  BMG called the sealed settlement, originally set by a jury at. Continue reading

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Sensing Blood In Water, Major Labels Sue ISP Cox For ‘Ignoring’ Their DMCA Notices

Major labels have for some time been excited by the prospect of being able to use the DMCA to get Internet Service Providers to boot users from the internet, and. Continue reading

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Major Labels Team To Sue YouTube Music Ripping Sites

Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony Entertainment filed a lawsuit last Friday  against two Russian music ripping websites, FLVTO.biz and 2conv.com. Ripping music from YouTube and other streaming sites is now the most. Continue reading

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THU. BRIEF: EU Votes To Delay Article 13 • Tencent Music Nears $30B IPO • EU Article 13 Copyright Vote • New Piracy Stats • More

THURSDAY 7.5.18 Music Business News From Around The Web Updated continuously under the More News tab

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Developer Puts Game On The Pirate Bay Claiming Steam Key Resellers Are Bigger Evil

Although some of the larger publishers have yet to catch on, much of the gaming industry seems be gravitating toward better, more nuanced method of dealing with copyright piracy, as. Continue reading

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