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$47m damages in music copyright case

A federal jury in Austin, Texas, has found communications service provider Grande Communications liable for wilful infringement of 1,403 copyrighted sound recordings and ordered it to pay $46,766,200 (€47.8m) in damages to a group of record label plaintiffs. US federal law does not allow internet providers to be wilfully blind to online piracy on their […]

November 4, 2022By Colin Mann

RIAA: Music streaming revenues boosted by Covid

Covid-19 might be keeping millions working from home but it is proving to be good news for streaming music providers. Pay-radio broadcaster SiriusXM has already told the market that it expects to add a net 700,000 subscribers this year, and significantly over and above its previous target. Now the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) […]

September 15, 2020By Chris Forrester