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Fresh crackdown on illegal music filesharers – here we go again

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Share this post Guess what? 50 individuals and companies who illegally uploaded music tracks from the web will be hit with legal action. For more news see: Fresh crackdown on illegal music filesharers – Ireland Online: addict3d.orgFresh crackdown on illegal … Continue reading

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John Benedict, Partner, Benedicts Grant, quoted

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Share this post Any owner of copyright can license anything. What changes is whether you can control anything as a copyright, or if you try to monetise the anarchy. It#039s very easy to point fingers at the record industry, but … Continue reading

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Shannon Ferguson, Yahoo Music Europe, quotes

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Share this post Shannon Ferguson, Yahoo Music Europe said: Both ad-supported and subscription with be the model for Yahoo Music Europe. We compete more against the free music than against other music subscription services. I think there is some price … Continue reading

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Wayne Rosso, CEO, Mashboxx keyquotes

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Share this post “Our experience is similar to the average P2P services, except we have 20m titles available, compared to iTunes etc” “We’ve gotten tech partners that allow us to basically prevent the uploading of registered copyrighted materials. You#039ll be … Continue reading

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Live event blogging: Does Digital Devalue Music? in London

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Share this post MusicBites is live blogging from the MusicAlly debate on “Does Digital devalue Music“. The line-up: Keynote address: Adam Singer, Group CEO, MCPS-PRS Alliance Thomas Gewecke, SVP Digital, Sony BMG Panel discussion: John Benedict, Partner, Benedicts Grant Tim … Continue reading

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Thomas Gewecke, SVP Digital, Sony BMG, key quotes

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Share this post Thomas Gewecke, SVP Digital, Sony BMG started by saying “we#039re big”. “Piracy distorts everything and takes away from the underlying value of music.” “Digital is now an integral part of our producing music. It is a fundamentally … Continue reading

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Robbie Williams manager, Tim Clark, key quotes

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Share this post Digital doesn’t devalue music. Absolutely not. But to whom does it deliver the value? There are proliferating opportunities to create black boxes – hiding revenue from artists. Digital can help to deliver transparency. As artists representatives this … Continue reading

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Adam Singer, key quotes

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Share this post Adam Singer MCPRS: “The music industry is first and foremost about harnessing ther technology. If copyright and tech grow up together then you also change the nature of copyright.” “Nature dislikes difference. Similarly in the music industry, … Continue reading

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