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10.23.15
Pandora signs $90 million truce with the recording industry
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Pandora signs $90 million truce with the recording industry

Imagine if the music industry worked out a way to make money that didn't involve hundreds of lawsuits.

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08.27.15
Major UK music body sues SoundCloud over unpaid royalties
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Major UK music body sues SoundCloud over unpaid royalties

SoundCloud says the suit is "entirely devoid of merit and foundation" and vows to fight it.

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06.26.15
SiriusXM will pay $210 million to use songs recorded before 1972
06.26.15

SiriusXM will pay $210 million to use songs recorded before 1972

Before now, satellite radio company SiriusXM wasn't paying royalties on the catalog recorded befor...

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06.23.15
Eternify tricks Spotify into paying bands more with 30-second loops (update)
06.23.15

Eternify tricks Spotify into paying bands more with 30-second loops (update)

If you don't mind completely ignoring the service's terms for a little extra dough from Spotify, E...

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06.15.15
Apple won't pay royalties during Music's trial period
06.15.15

Apple won't pay royalties during Music's trial period

A leaked Apple Music contract surfaced last week containing details about how it plans to compensa...

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06.04.15
SoundCloud inks licensing deal with 20,000 indie labels
06.04.15

SoundCloud inks licensing deal with 20,000 indie labels

SoundCloud continues to lend a hand to independent artists, and today the music site announced a r...

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05.15.15
Judge rules Pandora has to increase royalty payouts to BMI
05.15.15

Judge rules Pandora has to increase royalty payouts to BMI

Pandora's propensity for litigation is pretty storied by this point, but it seems like the interne...

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