More Music Industry News: iTunes Cloud? Lawsuits, Amanda Palmer, Facebook’s Sorry & Much More
- Is iTunes in the cloud coming on June 7th? Maybe. Google and mSpot beat Apple to the punch and now Steve Jobs has just announced that he'll keynote the event and promised that attendees "won't be disappointed".
- iTunes and every other major download store is getting taken to court in a patent infringement case. (ars) It may be a long shot, but if this one sticks, it could change the way downloads are delivered.
- The Digital Download Is Dead - How Google's music-streaming venture will change the gadget and entertainment worlds forever. (Slate)
- Amanda Palmer Talks About Record Labels, Art, Commerce & Retiring To Open A Juice Bar. (Techdirt)
- New recording gear offers "A Vision For Blind Musicians" (WSJ)
- Mark Zuckerberg’s Non-Apology: Facebook “Missed the Mark” With Privacy Controls. But Please, Keep Sharing! (MediaMemo)
- A Front-Row Seat, to Go? Rock Fans Pay for Perks (NY Times)
- Irish ISP and Major Music Labels Ready To Disconnect Pirate - After more than a year of wrangling both in and out of court, EMI, Sony, Universal, Warner and ISP Eircom finally have a deal ready to fly. Shortly the labels will start supplying the IP addresses of alleged file-sharers to Eircom so that it may punish them. The most stubborn subscribers will be disconnected from the Internet for a year. (TorrentFreak)