X

More Music Industry News: 30K Piracy Letters, The Biz Of Lady Gaga, Spotify & More

Happy Thanksgiving to those Hypebot readers that celebrate it!  Don't miss my just-for-fun list of 10 Songs For A Modern Thanksgiving and to introduce yourself and get to know others in the Hypebot community via our online networking party.

  • image from www.improventures.com 30,000 Internet Users to Receive File-Sharing Cash Demands - As many as 25,000 BT and 5,000 customers of other ISPs will be receiving shock letters demanding big payments during the coming weeks. Lawyers in the UK have been granted more court orders which force ISPs to hand over the details of individuals who they say have been monitored sharing hardcore pornography. (TorrentFreak)
  • The Business Of Lady Gaga: She isn't the music industry's new Madonna. She's its new business model. (Forbes)
  • Spotify plans to rock the U.S. digital music landscape early next year. (LA Times) I've had a Spotify press account for a year and it rocks. But the article seems to ignore that before the service comes to the U.S. skeptical rights holders have to approve it.
  • Hulu U.S. video streams soar almost 50% in October, Google’s YouTube flat. (VentureBeat)
  • Ted Cohen on Midem: "Sixty Days Out, So Much To Think About". (MidemNet)
  • Rock Band songs now top 1000 from 390 bands. (Billboard.biz)


Leave a Reply

Message
Your Name *
Your Email *
Website

Contact us

ARE YOU IN NEED OF A QUALIFIED
POST PRODUCTION PARTNER?

JUST WANT TO SAY HELLO?

Send us a message using the contact form. We never pass up an opportunity to talk shop.