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Universal Music Corp, Capitol Records, Universal Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music, and Sony Music Publishing, the suit accuses Charter of having “knowingly contributed to, and reaped substantial profits from, massive copyright infringement committed by thousands of its subscribers”. Claiming that subscribers signed on to Charter because of the download high-speeds, and Charter had no intention to mitigate this because of...
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New legislation in California benefitting the entertainment industry would invest into the California incentive program by $330 million over two years, and it includes a diversity requirement to reflect California’s population. An additional $150 million fund will go to renovating sound stages in and around Los Angeles County. The author of the bill, state Sen....
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In New York, a Judge dismissed a lawsuit against Bob Dylan, seeking $7.25M in royalties by one of Dylan’s co-writers, Levy. The Judge said in a statement that, “For the reasons explained here, the Court determines that the plain meaning of the 1975 Agreement is that the Dylan Defendants owned all copyrights to the Compositions.”...
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Disney is facing a lawsuit brought on by Scarlett Johansson over breach of contract and loss of earnings. Scarlett’s recent blockbuster film, “Black Widow,” had its theatrical run cut by Disney’s decision to move it to streaming, in a growing trend to hybridize film releases. Johansson claims this decision negatively impacted the film’s global sales, and...
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A new report from TikTok revealed that 75% of its U.S. users say they “discover new artists via the platform, are more likely to seek out a song they heard, and associate certain songs with TikTok,” Worldwide, TikTok confirms they have over 3 billion monthly active users (MAUs) and surpassing YoutTube in average time spent...
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