News Brief: Sheet Music Takedown, EFF vs. Google, DeDuper, Indaba, & More
- Music publishers force domain seizure of the nets biggest public domain sheet music site. (TorrentFreak)
- The EFF is blasting Google for lack of transparency in the Grooveshark takedown.
- 4 million watched YouTube’s webcast of the Coachella festival. (Music Ally)
- TuneUp Media, publisher of its namesake top iTunes plug-in, has released DeDuper, a new product that intelligently identifies and removes unwanted duplicate tracks from digital music libraries.
- Lemons From Lemonade: IndabaMusic made best of the recent Amazon cloud server debacle gripping many music staRtups by giving away a free beat.
- PR stunt or lie? Everything You Know About This Band Is Wrong. (NPR)
- Cory Doctorow: In the digital era free is easy, so how do you persuade people to pay? To compete with piracy, content providers need clear value propositions that don't conflict with the product. (Guardian)