MediaNet

  1. Aimee Mann Wins First Round in MediaNet Lawsuit

    December 02, 2013 11:40 PM EST In July, Aimee Mann brought a noteworthy lawsuit over the possible existence of a massive amount of unlicensed music being streamed online. In the cross-hairs of Mann's multimillion-dollar legal claims was a company called MediaNet, originall ...

  2. MediaNet Expanding Services to Mechanical Rights Licensing, Administration

    January 24, 2013 1:07 PM EST MediaNet, the back-end of such digital services like Mog/Beats and Songza, is expanding its offerings by providing mechanical rights licensing and administration. MediaNet currently relies on the Harry Fox Agency (HFA) to supply publishing license ...

  3. Larry Miller Joins MediaNet

    October 19, 2012 10:35 AM EDT Veteran music executive Larry Miller has joined MediaNet as executive VP and GM. In his new position, Miller will be responsible for new service innovation in music and media rights management, partner acquisition, and revenue growth for the compa ...

  4. Business Matters: Topspin Partners with TuneCore

    May 02, 2012 3:32 PM EDT Topspin and TuneCore Announce a 'Technical Integration' Digital sales and marketing has gotten easier and more affordable as two leaders in their respective fields announced a partnership Wednesday. Digital distributor TuneCore and direc ...

  5. Inside Turntable.fm: Social Networking Meets Internet Radio

    July 15, 2011 4:30 PM EDT A strange thing happened on the way to the latest digital music revolution. As U.S. consumers and recording industry executives wait to see if Spotify and Apple can usher in a new era of cloud-based music streaming, Turntable.fm has become the m ...

  6. Six Names Likely Mentioned in Google's Search for Music Chief

    August 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Google's plans for a digital music resurfaced in the headlines again this week after Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that the search giant is soliciting input from music industry executives on who might best oversee such a service. Which r ...

  7. Publishing Briefs: HFA, Cherry Lane, Bluewater Music and More

    July 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- The Harry Fox Agency will provide administration services to MediaNet, ensuring that the digital service provider is properly licensed and can make timely and accurate royalty payments and reports to copyright owners. "Both HFA's lice ...

  8. Hello Music Rolls Out New Dashboard Tool For Artists

    June 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Hello Music, a sort of digital DIY aggregator for unsigned artists which launched at MIDEM earlier this year, added a new dashboard tool that lets clients manage their content and information across all of the company’s partner sites. Hello Music ...

  9. WaTunes Shifts Focus To Facebook

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Digital music service WaTunes has created a music download application for Facebook that allows users to buy and download songs without having to leave the social network. WaTunes originated as a digital distributor, placing artists songs for sale ...

  10. Publishers File Class Action Against MediaNet

    February 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST Music publishers have filed a class action lawsuit against MediaNet Digital for copyright infringement. Nine publishing companies under the umbrellas of Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Peer International and MBL Music claim that the digital music provi ...

  11. Sony/ATV Stops Future Licensing of Digital Services

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sony/ATV Music Publishing has instructed the Harry Fox Agency today to stop all future licensing of any of the publisher's repertoire for streaming or limited downloads, Billboard.biz has learned. The instruction is expected to impact service ...

  12. MediaNet DRM-Free Catalog Hits Million Mark

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MediaNet, a provider of backend technology that powers many of today's digital music services and formerly known as MusicNet, now has more than 1 million tracks available for purchase without DRM protection. The company has DRM-free licensing ...

  13. MusicNet Expands Scope, Re-Brands

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MusicNet, which provides the technology behind many of today's digital music subscription services, unveiled a plan to expand its content and technology portfolio to include music videos, TV and film -- changing its name to MediaNet Digital i ...

  14. Digital Rights Management (DRM) News And Analysis

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K.'s ERA Throws Support Behind MP3 Britain's Entertainment Retailers Assn. has entered into the debate on DRM-free music. Nov 21, 2007 - Billboard.Biz - By Lars Brandle UCJ Strips DRM For Online Trial Universal Music Classics & Jaz ...