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Category: Licensing

  • EMI Sues Grooveshark

    EMI Music, the biggest record publisher in the world, has terminated its contract with streaming site Grooveshark. According to BBC’ s News Techology website, this: “…comes three months after EMI announced it was suing the service for not paying royalties…EMI’s withdrawal means Grooveshark currently has no major record labels on board with the service…”. The steep […]

  • Income Stream Basics for Musical Creators

    An article written by Eldar Manor and published on the IndiEarth Blog: When a song is performed, recorded and finally distributed, various income streams ensue. What are these income streams, what are their sources, who is entitled to them and how do we ensure that at least a better part of them comes our way?…

  • Apple Protects Application Makers

    A little more than a week after iOS developers were  threatened with legal action by a company that holds various patents, Apple’s legal department has struck back. Apple has sent a letter to patent-holder Lodsys after many iOS developers reported receiving letters containing a threat that they risked patent-infringement lawsuits if they didn’t pay Lodsys…