Australian Broadcasting Corporation

  1. Australian Record Labels' Lawsuit to Increase Radio Royalties to Reach High Court in May

    April 28, 2011 1:43 PM EDT Australian record labels' legal attempt to increase broadcast license fees will reach the country's High Court next month. On May 10, the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) -- the neighboring rights collection society f ...

  2. Business Matters: Pirate ISP, Pandora, Slacker, Apple and more

    July 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT PIRATE ISP TO LAUNCH IN SWEDEN -- It was bound to happen: The Swedish Pirate Party plans to launch an ISP that allows users to roam the Internet anonymously. Pirate ISP is starting with a small launch and will roll out to the entire country later ...

  3. ABC Music Lounge: No Cocktails, But Nonstop Music

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Cocktails won't be served, but ABC says a new online "music lounge" will offer a full menu of songs and artists featured on its shows. The virtual ABC Music Lounge is aimed at making the most of the tunes included on "Grey' ...

  4. Ricall, BBC Strike Audio-Visual Partnership

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music licensing marketplace Ricall has struck a deal to allow its users access to the vast BBC Motion Gallery library of motion imagery for worldwide licensing. Through the partnership, unveiled this week, Ricall's users will be able to acces ...

  5. Foley Resigns From Congress

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rep. Mark Foley, chairman of the House Entertainment Task Force, resigned from Congress today (Sept. 29) after ABC News reportedly questioned him about email and instant messages with an underage cong Rep. Mark Foley, chairman of the House Enterta ...

  6. ABC News: Payola Probe Shifts To Radio

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Report looks at nine radio groups. ABC News will air an in-depth “Primetime” report Thursday evening (Feb. 9) on New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer’s investigation into the alleged participation in payola by nine of the nation's ra ...

  7. Australian Country Music Exec Rex Barry Dies

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian veteran country music label executive Rex Barry died in Sydney on March 31, following a six-month battle with cancer. He was aged in his mid-50s. Australian veteran country music label executive Rex Barry died in Sydney on March 31, fol ...