Federal Court Finds for SiriusXM in Turtles Suit

In a victory for broadcasters, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals has cited a New York state appeals court's ruling that there...

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New York Broadcasters Applaud Performance Fee Decision

Broadcasters won a court victory in the ongoing battle with artists over compensation for older music played on radio and TV...

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New York Appeals Court Overrules Protection of Pre-1972 Recordings

Early work of the Beatles, Dylan, the Rolling Stones, and other songs authored before Feb. 15, 1972, may not cost satellite radio provider SiriusXM anything to play anymore...

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US Department of Justice appeals court decision on BMI's consent decree

America’s two leading performance rights societies, ASCAP and BMI, will fight the decision...

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Spotify Streams Into Japan

TOKYO—Sweden’s Spotify AB has joined other online music providers trying to crack the Japanese market...

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Mixed response to BMI's 100% licensing court victory

Last week's judgement by US rate court Judge Louis L. Stanton to overturn the US Department of Justice decision to...

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Judge Rules For BMI Over DOJ

On Friday, a federal judge threw out the U.S. Department of Justices interpretation of the BMI consent decree.

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Pandora and Warner Strike a Deal

Pandora has struck a deal with record label conglomerate Warner Music Group, rounding out the streamer’s catalog of music offerings.

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CRB Revises Part 370 to Include Noncom Broadcasters — Again

The Copyright Royalty Board has proposed a technical amendment to the Part 370 Notice and Recordkeeping Requirements for Statutory Licenses...

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US District Court Finds Digitally Remastered Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Are “Derivative Works” Covered By Federal Law

The question of whether state laws about pre-1972 sound recordings could give copyright holders a claim against...

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