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What the ASCAP music decision means for consumers

Victory by songwriters and publishers in federal court may end up costing consumers more to stream music and make it harder for online-music services to compete.

By May 1, 2008

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Pandora scores legal victory against music publishers

A court ruling upholds the Internet radio service's motion that it's allowed to play all works covered by ASCAP without restriction.

By September 18, 2013

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Pandora to buy radio station to piggyback onto cheaper costs

The Internet's biggest radio service goes terrestrial with a deal to buy a South Dakota station, which will shave some royalties but serves more as a shot over the bow of copyright holders.

By June 11, 2013

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Mars Curiosity rover sings 'Happy Birthday' to itself

Anyone listening on Mars would have heard the Curiosity rover singing to celebrate its one-year anniversary since touching down.

By August 5, 2013

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Apple signs Sony/ATV to iRadio, last major hurdle before WWDC

A launch of Apple Radio at WWDC seems all but guaranteed, now that it has the world's biggest publisher on board as well.

By June 7, 2013

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Apple iRadio rival to Spotify and Pandora delayed

Apple's planned music streaming service is delayed as the iPhone and iPad giant struggles to reach a deal with record labels.

By March 8, 2013

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Pandora calls artist royalties flap an orchestrated 'lie'

Co-founder Tim Westergren charges the RIAA with running a "misinformation campaign" and denies lobbying for an 85 percent reduction in artist royalties.

By June 26, 2013

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Court: Online services must pay up for song use

Federal ruling says Yahoo, AOL, and RealNetworks could owe as much as $100 million in license fees for their performance of musical works.

By May 1, 2008

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Meet SOPA author Lamar Smith, Hollywood's favorite Republican

When large content holders want to rewrite copyright law, or enact legislation like the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, they give House Judiciary chairman Lamar Smith a call.

By December 15, 2011

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Apple and the DOJ face off over e-book prices (FAQ)

The Department of Justice and Apple head to court Monday over allegations of price fixing. CNET breaks down the case and what's at stake.

By June 3, 2013