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CMU News: Kim Dotcom extradition process may only now be reaching half-time
CMU News: Former Spotify and YouTube people among new hires at JAAK
CMU News: US diversity initiative plans biggest global database of women in music
CMU News: Apple trademark application suggests planned push into B2B streaming
CMU News: BMG restructures US operations as Zack Katz departs
CMU News: Indian streaming service Saavn becomes JioSaavn
CMU News: Ticketmaster hopes to have touting cases dismissed because of its terms and conditions
CMU News: Universal allies with new label looking to develop future rock talent
CMU News: Line-ups announced for festive Top Of The Pops
CMU News: Tencent’s IPO is go
CMU News: Indies accounted for 39.9% of recorded music revenues in 2017, says WIN
CMU News: Gig-goers don’t like phone filming at shows (but like filming shows on their phones)
CMU News: Mixcloud launches channel-based subscriptions
CMU News: Four men sentenced over bootleg vinyl operation
CMU News: Administration papers reveal what artists were owed by Bestival
CMU News: Superstruct invests in another European festival, this time Flow
CMU Digest: Viagogo, touting caps, The Cellar, web-blocks, Record Union
Setlist: 20 years of CMU – iTunes and the download boom
CMU News: Australia’s Labor Party proposes country-wide 10% cap on ticket resale
CMU News: Australian web-blocking system amended to copyright owners’ advantage
CMU News: Economic contribution of UK creative industries tops £100 billion
CMU News: Court order gives Viagogo two months to comply with UK consumer rights law
CMU News: German court says stream-ripping not covered by private copy exception
CMU News: DIY distributor calls for independent music to be tagged on streaming platforms
CMU News: Paradigm expands Nashville team via Dale Morris acquisition
CMU News: Kiss breakfast show hosts to join Radio 1
CMU News: Gang Of Youths call for bad tout stories in bid to “stop Viagogo”
CMU News: Tencent Music could still IPO this year
CMU Digest: YouTube, Rammstein, Taylor Swift, Wireless, Skrillex
CMU News: German court orders Viagogo to stop selling Rammstein tickets
CMU News: New lawsuit could again test Cloudflare’s copyright liabilities
CMU News: Live Nation appeals new restrictions council has placed on Wireless festival
CMU News: Northern Irish organisations sign up to support PRS Foundation programmes
CMU News: Music industry responds to YouTube’s latest article thirteen claims
CMU News: Gig-goer injured in Skrillex stagedive wins $3.8 million in damages
CMU News: Musical commutes make you work harder, reckons Deezer
CMU News: BBC to launch new pop music quick show
CMU News: Tekashi 6ix9ine album release postponed after arrest
CMU News: Lyor Cohen talks data and transparency in latest article thirteen diss
CMU News: Majors v Cox Communications will stay in the same court as the BMG case
Setlist: Ed Sheeran, NetEase, Spotify
CMU News: Universal sues poker podcast over uncleared music use
CMU News: Tidal gets fit with Barry
CMU News: More article thirteen sparring, while Google threatens to bail on news in Europe
CMU News: Publisher of i goes into administration, while Shortlist and Scuzz TV close
CMU Digest: Article thirteen, Viagogo, EMI, NetEase, Ed Sheeran
CMU News: IMPALA responds to YouTube’s latest article thirteen griping
CMU News: Viagogo hits back at Kili boss’s awards speech
Setlist: Anti-piracy, indie festivals, social prescribing
CMU News: Sony completes acquisition of EMI Music Publishing
CMU News: Ed Sheeran’s promoter declares AMA award winning anti-tout strategy a success
CMU News: Tencent rival NetEase secures new funding for music service
CMU News | Spotify expands into Middle East and North Africa
CMU News | YouTube boss takes her article thirteen griping to the FT
CMU News: Ed Sheeran settles one of his song-theft lawsuits
CMU Digest: Spotify, Google, CISAC, IP Rights Distribution Fund, AIF
CMU News: Spotify launches new analytics tools for music publishers
CMU News: Eventbrite launches new music-centric ticketing service
Setlist: UK Music, Sony, SoundCloud
CMU News: Google reckons its anti-piracy efforts are working, while bragging about its YouTube pay-outs
CMU News: Songwriter’s lawsuit against session musician royalty fund allowed to proceed
CMU News: Song right collections top 8.3 billion euros, says CISAC
CMU News: Independent festivals contributed one billion to UK economy in three years
CMU News: Spotify announces share buy-back scheme
CMU News: US performer unions say dispute over royalty fund fees should be dismissed
CMU News: New neighbouring rights trade body launches
CMU News: Following Yandex stand-off, Russian watchdog to launch new anti-piracy database
CMU News: Downtown acquires Salli Isaak songs business
CMU News: Transgressive expands alliance with Foals to publishing
CMU News: Universal signs deal with African streaming firm Boomplay
CMU News: Universal allies with LadBible on new emerging talent series
CMU Digest: Viagogo, YouTube, Sony, UK Music, SoundCloud
CMU News: YouTube does yet more article thirteen dissing
CMU News: Spotify share price dips even as premium subscriber count grows by four million
CMU News: Apple a possible partner or investor for flagging radio firm iHear
Setlist: YouTube, Wireless, BBC
CMU News: No one’s sure why The Pirate Bay is experiencing downtime
CMU News: Artists line up to back crowdfunding campaign to save Oxford venue
CMU News: Spotify gives away Google Home Minis in the US
CMU News: Aggrieved Viagogo customers were just “exceptionally careless”
CMU News: Led Zep ask appeals court to reconsider its Stairway song-theft judgement
CMU News: Sony/ATV extends GEMA/PRS alliance on digital licensing
CMU News: SoundCloud amends its Premier contract following criticism
CMU News: Music industry comments on UK budget fun times
CMU News: HMV biggest seller of music discs this summer, though Amazon still leads entertainment retail at large
CMU News: Indies and songwriters hit out as European Commission approves Sony’s EMI deal
CMU News: Italian competition regulator makes demands of collecting society SIAE
CMU News: SoundCloud defends terms of monetisation for DIY artists
CMU Digest: YouTube, Bestival, BBC, Spotify, IPO
CMU News: BBC isn’t doing enough to connect with younger audiences, reckons OfCom
CMU News: Judge declines summary judgement in dispute over Kendrick Lamar video
CMU News: BMG extends alliance with GEMA on digital licensing
Setlist: Business streaming, Distrokid, Fender
CMU News: Spotify takes playlist pitching tool out of beta
CMU News: Tracy Chapman sues Nicki Minaj over uncleared sample
CMU News: UK government considers simplifying anti-piracy web-blocks
CMU News: YouTube boss urges YouTubers to instigate one last push against article thirteen
CMU News: SOCAN launches new services business Dataclef
CMU News: Simon Mayo confirms he is quitting Radio 2
CMU News: Labels insist Russian stream-ripping sites can be sued in America
CMU News: Songwriter wins $44 million in dispute over Usher song
CMU Digest: Distrokid, American Law Institute, IMPALA, Soundtrack Your Brand, ERA
CMU News: EU court rejects ‘blame-it-on-the-parents’ defence in file-sharing case
CMU News: Music industry hits out at American Law Institute’s ‘restatement’ of copyright law
CMU News: Record labels fail to get ISP safe harbour case beefed back up
CMU News: IMPALA highlights Sony and EMI Music Publishing dominance in European charts
CMU News: MMF launches new funding and support programme for early-career managers
CMU News: Lawyers in Ed Sheeran song-theft case debate impact of Stairway To Heaven appeals court judgement
CMU News: ERA hits out at IFPI’s disc free music consumption report
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - A brief history of Napster
CMU Trends Guide To Music Marketing Part Two: Social and digital channels
CMU Digest: MMA, SoundCloud, ECSA, IFPI, Sky
CMU News: MMA signed into law, and then Kanye West waffled
CMU News: Another Congressman jumps on the Ticketmaster touting exposé
CMU News: Sky to introduce three-strikes anti-piracy system in Ireland
CMU News: Yandex Music expands into Israel
CMU News: European songwriter organisation joins calls for regulators to block Sony’s EMI deals
CMU News: Facebook unveils its Portal, with Spotify, Pandora and iHeart integrated
CMU News: PledgeMusic announces executive and finance rejig following late payment issues
Setlist: NAFTA, BASCA, Live music industry stress
CMU News: Court throws out Gwen Stefani song-theft case
CMU News: Kanye West fights class action status for lawsuit over Life Of Pablo “never, never” tweet
CMU Digest: BASCA, Ticketfly, NAFTA, Tencent, National Trading Standards
CMU Trends Guide To Music Marketing Part One: The music marketing toolkit
CMU News: Eventbrite sued over Ticketfly hack
CMU News: US government to put the spotlight on the ticketing market
CMU News: FanFair hits out as advertising regulator says Viagogo ads are all good
CMU News: RIAA expresses disappointment over safe harbour provision in the all new NAFTA
CMU News: Tencent reveals more about its IPO, Sony and Warner buy in
CMU News: Scouting For Girls’ Roy Stride signs to Warner/Chappell
CMU News: Dotblockchain announces Warner Music alliance
CMU News: National Trading Standards charges nine ticket touts in the UK, as Ticketmaster faces a class action over resale Stateside
CMU News: Judge declines summary judgement in Beyonce’s Feyonce dispute
CMU News: BASCA calls for Sony’s EMI deals to be blocked
CMU News: Appeals court overturns ruling in Stairway To Heaven song-theft case
CMU News: BMG renews deal with Jeff Tweedy
CMU Digest 01.10.18: Pandora, Ticketmaster, Ricky Nelson, Bestival, EMI
Setlist: Ticketmaster, Bestival, Spotify
Setlist: 20 years of CMU – The rise and fall of MySpace
CMU News: Bestival’s money-lender is trying to buy the company
CMU News: Ricky Nelson estate sues Sony over international deductions on streaming money
CMU News: Latest draft of MMA approved by House Of Representatives
CMU News: BMI heads to the rate court over live industry royalties
CMU News: SiriusXM confirms “definitive agreement” to buy Pandora outright
CMU News: Ticketmaster chief responds to latest secondary ticketing hoo haa Stateside, while Viagogo sparring continues in the UK
CMU News: Bestival admits “financial challenges” as money-lender threatens administration
CMU News: Elton John settles with The Sun over libellous dog bite story, and ramps up his Universal Music alliance
CMU News: Sony files paperwork with European Commission over EMI deals
CMU Digest: Spotify, MMA, Sony/ATV, Childish Gambino, Taylor Swift
CMU News: Spotify to offer artists direct-upload tools
CMU News: Suge Knight pleads no contest to voluntary manslaughter, gets 28 years
CMU News: Taylor Swift's
CMU News: SoundCloud stats to be added to the chart
CMU News: US Senate passes Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Perfume firm seeks access to Jay-Z’s calendar
CMU News: New ad campaign calls for more diversity at music industry awards and conferences
CMU News: Artists galore call on SiriusXM to back the Music Modernization Act
CMU News: Marty Bandier confirms he will depart Sony/ATV
CMU News: Warner buys merch firm EMP Merchandising
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - Michael Jackson
CMU News: Childish Gambino countersues Glassnote in royalties dispute
CMU News: Music Modernization Act could be hotlined by Senate later today
CMU Digest: Copyright Directive, Viagogo, MMA, Troy Carter, Ja Rule
CMU Beef Of The Week: Aging artists v the 74 million dollar man
CMU News: European Parliament backs safe harbour reform – everyone responds
CMU News: MEPs debate safe harbour reform… again
CMU News: Ja Rule says he shouldn’t be liable for Fyre Festival debacle, despite online brags
CMU News: Viagogo hits back over anti-tout campaign’s Google ads demand
CMU News: SoundCloud launches Discover Weekly rival
CMU News: Anti-tout campaigners call on Google to axe Viagogo from its searches
CMU News: Songwriter group urges MEPs to back Copyright Directive – including its “transparency triangle”
CMU News: Eventbrite reveals more information about its IPO
CMU News: European Commission approves Apple’s Shazam buy
Setlist: Viagogo, BPI, Chris Evans
CMU Digest: Viagogo, Copyright Directive, Dr Luke, BPI, Chris Evans
CMU News: Musicians busk while tech bosses blog as Europe’s big safe harbour vote looms
CMU News: Sentric launches new rights management tool RightsApp
CMU News: Cooking Vinyl ramps up songs business, appoints new MD
CMU News: Dolores O’Riordan’s death a “tragic accident”, coroner confirms
CMU News: Viagogo a no show at Parliament’s latest secondary ticketing hearing
CMU News: Vanilla Ice reports from quarantined plane in New York
CMU News: Viagogo sues Ed Sheeran promoter over anti-touting efforts
CMU News: Dice launches in France
CMU News: AIM Awards presented for 2018
CMU News: Rated Awards presented for 2018
CMU News: Nicki Minaj wanted to punch Travis Scott “in his fucking face” over chart result
CMU News: Ad industry regulator drops sanctions against Viagogo ahead of select committee hearing
CMU News: Artist manager Paul Allen joins The Weird & The Wonderful
CMU News: Aretha Franklin’s family criticise pastor over politically charged eulogy
CMU News: Competition & Markets Authority begins legal action against Viagogo
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The digital royalty lawsuits
CMU Trends In Five Steps: Safe Harbour
CMU Digest: Copyright Directive, Michael Jackson, Viagogo, Spinal Tap, Cox
CMU News: Europe For Creators campaign fights for safe harbour reform ahead of European copyright vote
CMU News: Lawsuit against Mariah Carey over cancelled shows dismissed
CMU News: Viagogo moving London execs to New York as tide turns against the touts
CMU News: Russian web giant Yandex’s video site could be blocked on copyright grounds
CMU News: Sony and Michael Jackson estate excused from fake vocals case
Setlist: Grande, Apple, The Eagles
CMU News: Spinal Tap welcome latest ruling in Vivendi dispute
CMU News: Music industry campaigners hope lacklustre protests and talk of butterflies will help get safe harbour reform through
CMU News: BMG settles with Cox in landmark safe harbour case
CMU News: Sony Music denies conceding that fake vocals appeared on posthumous Michael Jackson album
CMU News: Indie festivals again criticise Live Nation’s dominance in their sector
CMU Digest: Eventbrite, Shazam, Grande, Spotify, CBS Radio
CMU Trends Guide To Music Rights Part Three: The music rights sector
CMU News: Eventbrite confirms IPO plans
CMU News: Dancehall lyric borrowed by Miley Cyrus a “mere transliteration”, says latest legal filing in We Can’t Stop copyright case
CMU News: Court sides with Commodores over Commodore in Commodores trademark case
TW:DIY: Lighting designer Attila Lenzsér
CMU News: European Commission set to approve Apple’s Shazam purchase
CMU News: Spotify and Netflix both make moves to reduce payments to Apple
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Dale Adams - BARK!
TW:DIY: Playwright Roxy Dunn
CMU News: Remastering doesn’t always create a new copyright, appeals court says in pre-1972 royalties case
CMU News: Labels want ISPs to be “de facto copyright enforcement agents”, says ISP
TW:DIY: Producer Kate Taylor
Setlist: Ticketmaster, Frank Sinatra, Cliff Richard
CMU News: Copyright infringement is definitely “stealing”, reckons judge in BMG v Cox case
CMU News: New lawsuit renews hostilities between Cash Money and Lil Wayne
TW:DIY: Russell Dean from Strangeface Theatre
CMU News: Regulator litigation could result in apology ads from Viagogo in New Zealand
CMU News: Jefferson Airplane founder sues hospital over treatment that left him unable to perform
CMU News: RIAA seeks summary judgement on safe harbour point in Grande litigation
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Fringe Wives Club - Glittery Clittery
CMU Trends Guide To Music Rights Part Two: How music licensing works
CMU Digest: Ticketmaster, Viagogo, Warner, Disney, IMPALA
TW:DIY: Brett Vincent from Get Comedy
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Peter Hudler - Cello On Fire
CMU News: As Copyright Directive campaigning starts up again, article thirteen opponents plan to take to the streets
CMU News: Live Nation buys Denis Desmond’s MCD, via its JV with Denis Desmond
CMU News: Sony Music shuts down its booking agency in Finland
CMU News: Aretha Franklin dies
CMU News: Stormzy launches scholarship to support black students at Cambridge University
CMU News: 23 more Prince albums now available to stream following Sony deal
CMU News: Richard Ashcroft announces new album ‘Natural Rebel’
TW:DIY: Emma Jordan from Prime Cut
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Katie Mahon and Molly Rumford - Brenda’s Got A Baby
CMU News: New Zealand Commerce Commission begins legal proceedings against Viagogo
CMU News: BBC won’t appeal Cliff Richard police raid ruling
CMU News: Global Music Rights must continue with radio industry fight in Pennsylvania, says Californian court
CMU News: Universal’s ‘influencer’ label signs ‘influencer’ Lele Pons
CMU News: PRS announces four new senior hires
CMU News: Local councillors and MP express concerns about impact of Wireless festival
CMU News: Warner goes legal over Frank Sinatra songs and an often forgotten British reversion right
CMU News: Disney shouts ‘first amendment’ and ‘fair use’ in response to Michael Jackson estate’s copyright lawsuit
CMU News: Australian collecting society APRA/AMCOS announces Facebook licensing deal
CMU News: Virgin EMI launches new imprint Lost Ones
CMU News: Blue Raincoat brings in two new artist managers
CMU News: Aretha Franklin’s family confirm she is “seriously ill” but in “good spirits”
CMU News: Matthew Herbert to discuss his album that’s a book at Edinburgh’s book festival
CMU News: Aled Jones to walk in the air for Global’s charity
TW:DIY: Anthony Alderson from Pleasance
It's the Review Edition of ThreeWeeks Edinburgh at Edinburgh Festival 2018
CMU News: IMPALA lodges concerns with European Commission over “seismic” impact of Sony’s EMI deals
CMU News: Industry responds to Ticketmaster bailing on secondary ticketing in Europe
CMU News: Spotify experimenting with ad-skipping
CMU News: Snoop Dogg stars in his own jukebox musical
Setlist: YouTube, Viagogo, Guvera
CMU News: Ticketmaster to shut European resale sites Get Me In! and Seatwave
TW:DIY: Alison Pollard-Mansergh from ITI
CMU Trends Guide To Music Rights Part One: How music rights work
CMU Digest: Warner, Spotify, Guvera, YouTube, stream-ripping
TW:DIY: Jen McGowan from theSpaceUK
TW:DIY: The team from Paradise Green
CMU News: Spotify allies with Samsung as electronics firm launches smart speaker
CMU News: Travis Scott fan sues festival after rapper shows up late for headline set
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Egg - Richard Pictures
TW:DIY: Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood from Underbelly
CMU News: Finance outfit ordered to refund millions to exploited Guvera investor
CMU News: Reservoir signs new Stone Temple Pilots frontman
CMU News: Superstruct invests in Norway’s Øyafestivalen
CMU News: Harvey Goldsmith urges Irish politicians to pass tout ban, even if some Viagogo employees lose their jobs
TW:DIY: Jo Crowley and Becki Haines from the Total Theatre Awards
CMU News: Warner Music is no longer a Spotify shareholder
CMU News: UTA says new investors will allow further growth
CMU News: Eventim takes complete ownership of Scandinavian ticketing firm
CMU News: Apple Music launches new automated playlist based on friend listening
CMU News: Capital FM to launch in Brighton next month
CMU News: BBC Proms to launch VR version of Anna Meredith’s ‘Five Telegrams’ project
CMU News: AIM Awards nominations announced
CMU News: Steel Panther plough on with their Pussy Melter guitar pedal despite protests
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Patrick Eakin Young - Toujours Et Pres De Moi
CMU News: More advertiser issues for YouTube after brands pull ads over drill video placements
CMU News: Concord Music buys Independiente Records
CMU News: Tony Hadley insists he was pushed out of Spandau Ballet
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Rosie Jones - Fifteen Minutes
TW:DIY: Hils Jago from Amused Moose
CMU News: US labels sue two more stream-ripping sites
CMU News: Alan McGee launches new singles label, looking for new talent
CMU News: Brighton Pride criticises train company after dangerous over-crowding at the city’s station
CMU News: Irish Senator opposes ticket touting laws because it might cost Viagogo jobs
CMU News: Scala allies with Dice
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Will Close and Rose Robinson - Great British Mysteries
Setlist: Universal, Brexit, The Beatles
CMU Digest: MMA, Vivendi, Deezer, Cox Communications, EMI
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Jake Howie - Read My Lips
TW:DIY: Dean Penn from Hit The Mark Theatre
ThreeWeeks Q&A: Victoria Firth - How To Be Amazingly Happy
CMU News: Compromise reached to let Music Modernization Act march on

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