Posts Tagged ‘ Universal Music ’

Sony Opens Catalog To eMusic Subscribers – But Only Oldies

Jun 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music

In its first press release since February, online music retailer eMusic announced on Monday that it had inked a deal with giant record label Sony Music Entertainment. eMusic, which offers music downloads by subscription (starting at 24 per month for $11.99), will have access to Sony’s immense music catalog — but only tunes that are […]

Hulu To Add Music Videos Soon?

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Music, Streaming Video, The New Media Update, Video

Business news source Bloomberg reports that, according to sources “with knowledge of the discussions,” streaming video powerhouse, is in talks with record labels to offer music videos on the site. Major music companies Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and EMI Group are rumored to be in discussion with the video […]

Judge Delivers His Royal Purple Badness A Fair Use Smackdown

Aug 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Law, Streaming Video, Video

United States District Judge Jeremy Fogel has delivered Prince, and Universal Music a fair use smackdown in a case that may end up reducing the number of nuisance takedown notices filed against people that share videos at sites like YouTube. Universal had sued Stephanie Lenz over the use of Prince’s song Let’s Go Crazy in […]

MySpace Wants To Compete With Apple, Circa 2003

Apr 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

MySpace is working on a digital music store, striking a deal with three of the big four music companies to start a music Web site. The New York Times reports that MySpace will spin out its MySpace Music service as an independent joint venture, in partnership with Universal Music, Sony BMG and Warner Music Group. […]