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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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Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 7.8.14: Martin Bandier, Indie Label Revolt, Rap Genius

Entertainment Industry / Music Industry : Hypebot (6 days ago)

Sony/ATV's Martin Bandier is threatening to withdraw all rights from ASCAP and BMI. Most major music publishers are looking to withdraw digital rights from the PROs and negotiate direct deals with digital services due to low royalty... Read Post

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

Technology : GigaOM (10 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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