All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘UMG’

Amazon Closing in on Deals With Major Music Labels

Earlier this week the Amazon Cloud Player app was released for the iPhone. The app allows customers to stream or download music from their Amazon Cloud Drive, and functions as a normal audio player. Now it looks as if Amazon is looking to expand its service with deals involving the major U.S. record labels. According to CNET, Amazon has already …

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MegaUpload Drops Lawsuit Against Universal Music

With all this hoopla over MegaUpload’s current battle against multiple counts of copyright infringement among other serious charges, it’s easy to forget that MegaUpload at one time was bringing a lawsuit of its own against Universal Music Group. If you need a refresher, check out our previous coverage of the lawsuit. Unfortunately for MegaUpload, and fortunately for Universal Music Group, …

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Exclusive: YouTube Responds to UMG vs. Megaupload

This morning we brought you a story concerning the conflict between Megaupload and Universal Music Group. Last week Megaupload, which has been the target of the RIAA’s and MPAA’s ire for its perceived role in piracy, posted a video in which a number of big-name stars sang about their support for Megaupload. UMG flagged the video via YouTube’s automated content …

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