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Songwriters remind Pandora: You're profiting from our songs

Ahead of a congressional hearing about royalty rates, a group of songwriters sing their famous hits and say that without them, Pandora and Web radio have nothing to sell.

By Nov. 28, 2012

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Music publishers fire DMCA take-down notices at top lyrics sites

The National Music Publishers' Association sent DMCA take-down notices to the biggest Web sites seeming to profit from posting unlicensed lyrics.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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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 Sep. 18, 2013

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SOPA song shows times a-changin' for would-be Dylans

In an era when Peter, Paul, and Mary aren't topping the charts with "Blowin' in the Wind," the protest song still seems to be finding a way to make itself heard.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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Battle of the (broad)bands: Online music's Grammy picks

Online music services mine data to figure out the music you like. So who did they predict as Grammy winners? And which service came out on top?

By Jan. 26, 2014

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EMI says bankruptcy won't protect MP3tunes from copyright suit

EMI plans to go forward with its copyright suit against MP3tunes.com and founder Michael Robertson even though the music-locker service has filed for bankruptcy.

By May. 10, 2012

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Music publishers: 'Copyright should be technology neutral'

Songwriters, composers and publishers--the groups that want iTunes to pay performance fees on downloads--tell Congress technology shouldn't strip them of their livelihood.

By Oct. 7, 2009

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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 Jun. 11, 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 Jun. 7, 2013

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Apple now has all major labels on board for Apple Radio launch

A newly struck deal with Sony Music at last gives Apple all the major labels and makes it likely that the iPad maker will unveil iRadio -- or Apple Radio -- at its WWDC gathering, which starts Monday.

By Jun. 7, 2013