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Copyright case testing liabilities of Cloudflare settled out of court
StubHub says critics ignore its positive efforts
Music industry welcomes copyright directive vote in the European Parliament
Prince heirs want Tidal deal reconsidered because of stat-fiddling allegations
Dre insists he came up with Beats concept in royalty court battle
Google needs to stop profiting from rule-breaker Viagogo, say anti-touting campaigners
VK Music counts over 1.5 million subscribers
New YouTube Music service launches in the UK
Digital Dollar masterclass will help explain five developing music business news stories
Beyonce and Jay-Z end Tidal exclusive on new album
Setlist: Spotify, SGAE, Ryan Adams
Sony outlines plans for sharing Spotify share-sale loot with artists and indies
Stream-ripping sites PickVideo, Video-download and Easyload cease operations
Snapchat partners with Pandora
One Liners: Spotify, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj, Alessia Cara, more
Supreme Court ruling on web-blocking costs shouldn't affect music cases 
Arsenal announces tie-up with Tidal
Labels and publishers join scheme to simplify licensing for app developers
Beats By Dre $100 million royalties dispute reaches LA Superior Court
Setlist: 20 years of CMU - The rise and fall of Grooveshark
Austrian court says YouTube shouldn't have safe harbour protection
Spotify reportedly offering artists direct licensing deals with cash advances
Ticketfly back online, says payment details not accessed during cyber attack
Facebook reveals new music features, including style lip-syncing
Setlist: Viagogo, Apple Music, Michael Jackson
Ticketfly begins to put services back online after hack
Netflix announces new series based on Dolly Parton songs
One Liners: Apple Music, Maroon 5, MNEK, more
Spotify drops controversial 'hateful conduct' policy
Spotify ponders becoming a mobile service provider