In early June, the United States Department of Justice announced that it would be launching a review of the consent decrees governing the nation’s two largest performing rights...
If you are an avid Apple product user or have been following tech news recently, then you’ve probably heard about Apple’s most recent partnership with U2. While Apple unveiled their new...
Conflict over Consent1
Apple as a Record Label2
Smart Artists, Smart Fans3
by John Lahr
On March 25th, 2014 Facebook made news again. Following the nineteen billion dollar purchase of high tech startup WhatsApp in February, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced it was buying virtual reality pioneer Oculus VR and its product The Rift for two billion dollars. The price tag...Read More
Pandora has been in and out of the courtroom since it went public in 2011. It has had mixed results in the courtroom against SESAC, BMI, and ASCAP, always trying to lower the rates it pays songwriters and publishers. Beginning this past January, the streaming giant found itself in federal court...Read More