Copyright Royalty Board Approves Rate Increase for Songwriters and Music Publishers
The news precipitated an appeal from four major providers of streaming services.
Enforcing Rights Just Got Much Easier for Copyright Owners
Rights-holders may be awarded damages by submitting an infringement notice with the Copyright Claims Board.
Songwriters May Get a 32% Increase In Mechanical Royalties for Downloads and Physical Products
The rate increase wouldn't take effect until 2023.
Four Tet Gets Green Light From U.K. Judge to Proceed With Lawsuit Against Domino
Four Tet's case against Domino Records could set a strong precedent for artists in the streaming age.
Roblox and NMPA Reach Agreement on Music Usage, Settle $200 Million Copyright Lawsuit
The deal provides Roblox the flexibility and time to negotiate individually with the NMPA's clients.
Streamers Still Upset With Twitch After Landmark NMPA Deal
While the agreement deescalates some of the tension between the streaming platform and the music industry, streamers still feel there's a long way to go.
Congress Takes Aim at Twitter's Inability to Address Copyright Infringement In Letter to CEO
22 lawmakers joined together from both sides of the isle to issue the letter.
Judge Rejects ARTY's Copyright Lawsuit Against Marshmello Over "Happier"
Russian dance music producer Arty alleged that Marshmello lifted the melody of 2018's "Happier" from one of his 2014 remixes.
Instagram Will Impose "90-Second Rule" for Copyrighted Tracks on Livestream DJ Sets
It's all fun and games until your livestream is stopped short for copyright infringement.
A Court Specific to Copyright Infringement Claims May be Closer Than We Think
The CASE Act may put a halt on music piracy.