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More Music Industry News: New UK Law, “Dirty” MP3s, Tunecore Adds Books, Neutrality & More

  • image from rlv.zcache.com UK Parliament Hurriedly Approves Online Piracy Law. (paidContent)
  • How digital watermarks or "dirty” MP3 files are a label back door into cloud DRM. (TechCrunch) Mike @ Techdirt comments. I'm also working on a longer piece on this issue. If you have any insider knowledge or even opinions please contact me.
  • Tunecore adds flat fee online book distribution via new service Biliocoree.
  • Is net neutrality dead? A FAQ. (CNet)
  • Yahoo! is reportedly in talks to buy Foursquare for $100 million. (Valleywag)
  • Comes With Music goes live in China… DRM-free. (Music Ally)
  • Australian indie label Rubber Records is shelving its CDs for good. - The Melbourne-based label, which in the past has released albums by the likes of Jet, 1200 Techniques, Underground Lovers and the Casanovas, will no longer sell CDs in traditional outlets. Instead, all its releases will be digitally delivered from its own online store. (Billboard)
  • Usher scores third #1 debut. (FMQB)
  • The artist as an entrepreneur. - Interviews with Panos Panay of Sonicbids and several indie artists. (Huffington Post)
  • Harry Fox Agency adds web ringtone licensing; licenses Ultimate Guitar. (DMW)
  • Living With Music: A Playlist by David Shields. - Shields is the author, most recently, of “Reality Hunger: A Manifesto.” (NY Times)


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