News tagged with music publishers

Google strikes deal with European music publishers

Google Inc. has reached a licensing deal with representatives of European music publishers, artists and composers in which the U.S. online giant and its customers will gain access to 5.5 million musical works across 35 countries ...

dateNov 19, 2012 in Internet
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Canadian court scraps royalty for online downloads

(AP) — Canada's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that songwriters and music publishers are not entitled to royalties for song and video game downloads. It also determined that artists should be compensated when music is ...

dateJul 12, 2012 in Internet
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EU approves Sony, EMI music publishing deal

European competition regulators Thursday approved a $2.2 billion takeover by Japan's Sony and Emirates investors of EMI Music Publishing which holds the rights to global pop stars such as Rihanna.

dateApr 19, 2012 in Business
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Eminem publisher takes Apple to court over rights

(AP) -- An attorney for Apple Inc. defended the company's use of Eminem's songs on iTunes in court on Thursday, as a trial got under way to determine who had the right to offer digital downloads of the rapper's ...

dateSep 24, 2009 in Business
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