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RIAA Resentment, SOPA, And Dave Grohl’s Fix For Music

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is ruffling feathers at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The background to this specific debate is the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which came into force in October 2011.

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Tweeting Tiësto

DJ Tiësto’s gig last night at XS Nightclub in Los Angeles was the first to be broadcast live on Twitter.

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Music Download And Stream, Neither Black Nor White…The ‘Grey Spot’ Is Taking Over

As a music manager I frequently get confronted with the question if I am pro or against illegal and/or free music download and streaming…

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EMI Chiefs’ Lost Bonuses, Digital Gains, And Vinyl Relics

Although Dotted Music will always support digital music sales, it’s important to note that there is a lot of work to do before the music industry can be said to have adapted to technological pressures.

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How To Enhance Your Facebook Timeline Cover

But behind the recognizable Profile Picture lurks an over-sized opportunity to personalize yourself, which Facebook calls a “Timeline Cover.” To leave it blank is almost a sin.

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Is Counterfeit Music Behind Our Health Problems?

The U.S. Trade Representative’s annual report on so-called Notorious Markets highlights the most notorious agents of copyright infringement on the world wide web.