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Man behind French piracy site ordered to pay €83 million to copyright owners
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Amazon Music hires former Warner exec to head up artist relations team
One Liners: Warner, MUSO, 7digital, more
Spotify founders will retain control after stock market listing
ICE announces Facebook deal
Aussie movie exec says Google
Facebook planning two smart devices
Midem publishes new CMU Insights white paper on AI
Setlist: Ticketing, SGAE, Prince
Warner sues smart TV company Future Today
Dice responds to accusations of secret booking fees
Sony invests in Cooking Vinyl Australia
Setlist: Best Buy, Apple, Spice Girls
US Copyright Royalty Board ignored the market when setting webcasting rates, says SoundExchange
One Liners: Napster, PJ Harvey, Tove Styrke, more
Google bigs up its new ticket tout advertising rules, FanFair says more to be done
European Commission to investigate Apple's Shazam acquisition
Cloudflare terminates Sci-Hub's account following piracy ruling
Apple Music's US subscribers to pass Spotify's by the summer
One Liners: Pandora, Mixcloud, BRIT Awards, more
Spotify adds songwriter credits to its desktop app
Appeals court overturns BMG's safe harbour win, despite strengthening its case
Trends: Top three music business trends in January
Pandora to lay off 5% of its workforce
Music industry urges new EU presidency to support safe harbour reform
YouTube plays down talk of non-disparagement agreements
Content Creators Coalition urges Congress to investigate YouTube's 'non-disparagement agreements' with artists
CI owner State51 rejigs putting three businesses under one board
Music industry welcomes US mechanical royalty ruling