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Digital Notes: Updating Digital Royalties, and a Peek Under Pandora's Hood

After months of negotiations, labels, music publishers and digital-media services said they had reached an agreement over publishing royalties for a range of new services. Also, Pandora explains how it matches music.
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YouTube Reaches Settlement With Music Publishers

Technology : Inc. Technology (3 years ago)

The National Music Publishers Association, which represents songwriters and music publishers, has reached a settlement with YouTube after four years of litigation. Songwriters and music publishers will begin to receive royalties whe... Read Post

Pandora gets a win as court rules blanket music license applies through 2015

Technology : GigaOM (11 months ago)

Pandora can get the benefit of a 2010 agreement it reached with ASCAP, which provides licenses for the music industry; ASCAP can't narrow the license even though music labels want to yank new media rights. Read Post

Pandora: “Royalty Crisis Is Over” for Internet Radio Companies

Technology : GigaOM (5 years ago)

After years of negotiations, Internet radio providers have reached a new royalty agreement that they say will keep them afloat. Streaming music providers including Pandora have struck a deal with negotiating organization SoundExchan... Read Post

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