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U.S. Senate Introduces Bill to Give Producers Federal Copyright Protection

The conversation around music producers lately has been one of fair compensation and credit. Many producers feel like their art is not valued enough...

Songwriters Get 44% Boost In Streaming Royalties

There's been a lot of talk about changing copyright laws that will also change the way royalties are paid out to parties involved in...

New NOI Database Bridges Gap Between Artists and Unclaimed Royalties

SoundExchange, a digital performance rights organization based in the US, has launched a free, searchable database of address unknown Notice of Intention to Use...

Songwriter Group Slams RIAA for “Moral Rights” Betrayal

A global songwriting group have slammed the Recording Industry Association of America for what they see as a betrayal to the creator community worldwide. The...

New Music Licensing Bill May Harm Songwriters

A new bill has been introduced to legislators that deals with music licensing and the ability of songwriters to get paid. The "Transparency in...

Bob Marley Estate Wins $2.4 Million in Coffee Case

The estate of the late-great Bob Marley has just won a trademark dispute with a coffee company called Jammin Java Corp. The summary judgement...

Ed Sheeran Settles $20 Million Copyright Suit

Ed Sheeran has settled the latest copyright infringement lawsuit he was facing over the hit song "Photograph." The start singer has been the subject...

Facebook Developing A System to Combat Music Rights Infringement

It appears that Facebook is working on a copyright ID system - much like the one Youtube uses - in order to combat music...

MP3Skull Ignores RIAA ‘s $22 million in Damages And A Shutdown...

When it comes to copyright infringment, the RIAA is usually quick to fight the 'bad guys' no matter their size. Even at a ripe...

YouTube Fair Use + Illegal Music Downloading News

Music copyright has always been a contentious issue in the new music economy. With the advent of MP3s and Napster the whole industry was...