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  1. ICMP/CIEM Collaborate On Copyright System

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined forces to develop a new system to manage music copyrights online. Music publishers body ICMP/CIEM and authors and composers' group GESAC have joined force ...

  2. Timbaland Re-Ups With Warner/Chappell

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Catalog of 400-plus copyrights changes hands. Catalog of 400-plus copyrights changes hands. News ...

  3. EU Court To Decide Sony BMG Merger Challenge

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Court of First Instance to decide July 13. Court of First Instance to decide July 13. News ...

  4. Roedy To Keynote BPI AGM

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Packed agenda set for July 12. Packed agenda set for July 12. News ...

  5. Universal Music launches Motown In France

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Diam's to serve as artistic director. Diam's to serve as artistic director. News ...

  6. Microsoft's iPod Rival Out By Christmas

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Player to have wireless feature. Player to have wireless feature. News ...

  7. France's SCPP To Step Up Battle With File-Sharers

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its legal action against illegal file-sharers, director general Marc Guez said yesterday (June 28) during its annual press meeting in Paris. French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its ...

  8. France's TF1 Launches Artist Networking Platform

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'We Are Talented' to rival MySpace. 'We Are Talented' to rival MySpace. News ...

  9. The Orchard, ICG Ink Admin Deal

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Impacts publishers signed up with Orchard Music Services. The Orchard has signed a deal with Nashville-based Integrated Copyright Group to handle publishing administration for publishers who have signed up with Orchard Music Services. “Publishers ...

  10. Radio City Ent. Renamed MSG Ent.

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Part of a major new expansion. Part of a major new expansion. News ...

  11. EMI, Warner Reject Tit-For-Tat Buyout Bids

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI dismiss $4.5BN offer as 'unacceptable.' EMI dismiss $4.5BN offer as 'unacceptable.' News ...

  12. France's VirginMega Loses 'Madonna' Court Battle

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Exclusives issue set to rage on in France. Exclusives issue set to rage on in France. News ...

  13. GESAC Slams Digital One-Stop-Shop Appeal

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A joint-appeal by European music, media and associated businesses for a one-stop-shop to handle digital licensing was questioned Tuesday (June 20) by collective licensing and consumer groups. A joint-appeal by European music, media and associated ...

  14. Euro Lobby Groups Voice Concerns On Copyright

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Europe's radio, performing artists, information technology, catering, cable, and commercial television, associations will jointly appeal on Tuesday (June 20) for European Union action to deal with the Europe's radio, performing artists, ...

  15. Court Orders MP3 Site To Shut Down

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Case brought against Techno Design. The Dutch Court of Appeal ruled yesterday (June 15) against Web site operators who offer deep links to unlicensed mp3 files. The decision against Techno Design Internet Programming BV, which operates zoekmp3.nl, ...

  16. Court Orders MP3 Site To Shut Down

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Case brought against Techno Design. The Dutch Court of Appeal ruled yesterday (June 15) against Web site operators who offer deep links to unlicensed mp3 files. The decision against Techno Design Internet Programming BV, which operates zoekmp3.nl, ...

  17. Clear Channel Donations Top $1 Billion

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Much was in the form of donated airtime. Much was in the form of donated airtime. News ...

  18. U.K. Indies On Mission To U.S.

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'AIM 4 America' to run June 12-16. 'AIM 4 America' to run June 12-16. News ...

  19. Dixie Chicks Retain Lead On Billboard 200

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Long Way' also No. 1 on Country Albums chart. 'Long Way' also No. 1 on Country Albums chart. News ...

  20. BPI To Sue Allofmp3.com

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Representatives for U.K. labels' trade body the BPI today (June 6) confirmed that they would pursue rogue Russian download service Allofmp3.com in court for copyright infringement. Representatives for U.K. labels' trade body the BPI toda ...

  21. HMV To Buy Bookseller Ottakar's For $118M

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Books chain goes for 285p per share. Books chain goes for 285p per share. News ...

  22. J/Arista Records Names Marketing VP

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Taps Mark Flaherty, former consultant. Taps Mark Flaherty, former consultant. News Mark Flaherty ...

  23. Vietnam To Hear Glitter Appeal On June 15

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hearing previously set for May 19. Hearing previously set for May 19. News ...

  24. French Politician Backs 'Global License'

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, then rejected, a "global license" for file-sharing music, the controversial business model is back in the news. Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, the ...

  25. French Politician Backs 'Global License'

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trade bodies slam Royal. Just months after the French parliament temporarily adopted, then rejected, a "global license" for file-sharing music, the controversial business model is back in the news. Sharing her thoughts on copyright issue ...

  26. Stones Postpone 15 Euro Dates

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Shows rearranged as Richards recovers. Shows rearranged as Richards recovers. News ...

  27. German Law Enforcement Targets 3,500 P2P Users

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Police searched 130 premises May 23. Police searched 130 premises May 23. News ...

  28. Tunstall Teams With Origins

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT First brand/band partnership for both sides. First brand/band partnership for both sides. News ...

  29. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gov't to reform Copyright Act. Gov't to reform Copyright Act. News ...

  30. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  31. Mixed Reaction To Oz Copyright Changes

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Proposed changes by the Australian government to copyright laws have been met with a mixed reaction from the local music business. As part of the proposed reform of the country's Copyright Act, unveil Proposed changes by the Australian govern ...

  32. House Bill Aims To Harmonize Digital Rates

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Would to royalty payments based on same standards. Would to royalty payments based on same standards. News ...

  33. House Bill Aims To Harmonize Digital Rates

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and Mary Bono (R-Calif.) introduced last night (May 11) a bill to harmonize rate-setting standards for licensing digital rights in sound recordings. It would requir U.S. Reps. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and Mary B ...

  34. AOL Opens Content To Web Developers

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Allows links to music, artist feeds, more. Allows links to music, artist feeds, more. News ...

  35. French Senate Adopts Copyright Bill

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Interoperability issue compromised. Interoperability issue compromised. News ...

  36. U.K. Biz Rallies Digital Sector

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British music industry has jointly called on a number of key players in the digital space to discourage unauthorized use of copyright material on their networks. The British music industry has jointly called on a number of key players in the d ...

  37. HMV Warns Of Tough Times Ahead

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Analysts say figures 'worse than expected.' Analysts say figures 'worse than expected.' News ...

  38. eMusic Checks Into Westin Hotels Deal

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New music program handled by Gehr. New music program handled by Gehr. News ...

  39. EU Pledges Vital Role For Intellectual Property

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission today (May 3) called for a new copyright protection culture in Europe, and promised measures to help businesses deal with various bureaucratic barriers to innovation while figh The European Commission today (May 3) called f ...

  40. Glitter Set For Appeal In Vietnam

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One-day hearing set for May 19. One-day hearing set for May 19. News ...

  41. WEA, Indies Partner To Launch Digital Stores

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT First online offerings expected this month. First online offerings expected this month. News ...

  42. Sony BMG Reveals Q1 Financials

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Posts net income of $95 million. Posts net income of $95 million. News ...

  43. New U.K. Gov't Strategy To Rout Touts

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Leading ticket agents told to embrace code of conduct. Leading ticket agents told to embrace code of conduct. News ...

  44. Yeates Joins Sheridans

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. labels body the BPI, has joined London-based law firm Sheridans as a consultant. Yeates will tackle general copyright and rights issues for the entertain Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. ...

  45. Yeates Joins Sheridans

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. labels body the BPI, has joined London-based law firm Sheridans as a consultant. Yeates will tackle general copyright and rights issues for the entertain Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. ...

  46. Pumpkins Reunion Is On, New Album In Works

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT No release date in mind for project. No release date in mind for project. News ...

  47. Brit Review On Copyright Enters Next Phase

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury today (April 21) before the submission deadline for a government review on copyright. Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury tod ...

  48. Brit Review On Copyright Enters Next Phase

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury today (April 21) before the submission deadline for a government review on copyright. Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury tod ...

  49. Japanese Biz Registers Q1 Growth

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Value up 6%, volume up 12%. Value up 6%, volume up 12%. News ...

  50. Brand Joins UMGI

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former MTV exec tasked with biz development. Former MTV exec tasked with biz development. News ...

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