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.
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 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