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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...