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Nine Music Labels Plan To Sue Vkontakte, The Facebook Of Russia, Over 6,000 Illegal Tracks

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.vk.com">Vkontakte</a>, a social networking site known as the "Facebook of Russia", is facing legal action from nine music labels including EMI, Sony and Warner over

EMI Presses Play On Digital Innovation; Opens Its Catalog To App Developers

The music industry industry has taken some questionable stances on digital technology over the years. To call it resistant to change probably wouldn't be stepping too far out of line. That's why, as m

Apple Zeros In On Deals For Its Cloud Music Service

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/apple.png"> Apple is furiously negotiating with the record labels to finalize deals which will allow it to stream music from the Internet to

EMI Is The Fool On The Hill When It Comes To The Beatles And iTunes

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/f2.png" alt="" title="f" class="alignright size-full wp-image-181122" />I have just about every song by The Beatles in my iTunes collection. A

MP3tunes Founder Fights Court Decision That Could Help Music Labels Bankrupt Him

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/robertson-215x186.jpg" width="215" height="186" />Two years ago, a bunch of labels affiliated to music giant EMI Group <a href="http://docs.ju

Grooveshark Slips Past EMI's Lawyers, Signs New Licensing Agreement Instead

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/groove-215x190.png" width="215" height="190" />According to Chilean tech blog <a href="http://www.fayerwayer.com/2009/10/fw-exclusivo-emi-musi

EMI's Outrageous Lawsuit Against Developer Takes Its Toll

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/gavelshot-200x200.png" width="200" height="200" /> Last month I wrote about a <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/02/25/music-labels

XM, EMI settle Pioneer Inno lawsuit: EMI didn't like the Inno's recording feature

Lonely planet XM and EMI have finally settled a lawsuit over the Pioneer Inno. The Inno, if you don’t remember, is a portable XM radio that can record content onto its hard drive. Record compani

Radiohead's back catalog of EMI released albums available on iTunes

One of my favorite bands from way back when has finally decided to unshackle their EMI catalog and distribute their music through iTunes. Before this, Radiohead (or EMI) was adamant about selling thei

EMI will give 3 free songs to NY Daily News subscribers

[photopress:nydn.jpg,full,right] The New York Daily News constantly plays second fiddle to the New York Post. The Post has the trashiest headlines you’ll ever see and the Daily News tries to pla

Are digital albums the future?

Not so fast says Thom Yorke. In an interview with BBC Radio 4 Yorke said releasing an album in only digital format would have been “mad.” The Radiohead front man explained: We didn’t

EMI no longer fighting the future?

Reuters reports that the British music industry biggie, EMI, is looking for ways to substantially reduce the amount of cash it hands out to those vicious child-suing trade groups known as the RIAA and

DRM to kick the can by next summer?

Say what you will about DRM. It was there for a reason and now the walls are slowly beginning to crumble. EMI has started the movement and the other labels are sure to follow. DRM hurt sales and every

John Lennon Solo Catalog Hits iTMS

Steve Jobs is thisclose to getting the Beatles’ full catalog on his iTunes Music Store. For now though, fans can hit up the entire library of John Lennon’s music. Everything from “Wo

DRM-free Music Sales "Good" for EMI

Sales numbers are coming in a few weeks after EMI’s foray into DRM-free music. The result? “Good”, says EMI senior VP Lauren Berkowitz. In fact, sales for several artists have increa

EMI's DRM-free Sales Are Working

Plenty of people looked disgusted with EMI’s decision to turn its catalog of music loose, free of DRM. Now it seems the tables have turned, as EMI’s DRM-free approach to selling digital mu

DRM-free Music To Launch On iTMS This Week

I am proud to present the latest Apple rumor to you in all its glory. This week, the iTunes Music Store is the center of attention. It seems a “credible French-Italian source who knows my Dad&#8

Amazon To Open DRM-free Music Store

Oh boy. Apple and Amazon are about to have a huge showdown. Bezos and Crew are set to debut an MP3 downloading store that will feature DRM-free tracks. No word yet on what bit-rate songs will be encod

Apple Expands DRM-free Music Offerings

EMI won’t be the only record label to offer higher quality, DRM-free music on iTunes. Apple sent out a little note yesterday to its music partners saying that they, too, would be able to offer D

EMI's First DRM-free Release: The Good, The Bad & The Queen

Yay! The first EMI album to be offered for download free of copy protection, or digital rights management (DRM), is now available. “The Good, The Bad & The Queen” can be downloaded in
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