Copyright & Media Update 5/18/2018

‘Zorro’ Licensor, in Role Reversal, Faces Trial for Copyright Infringement

BY ERIQ GARDNER: A court decision on Friday represents the latest in a two-decades-long feud over what is in the public domain and what is not. READ MORE…

TVEyes Pulls Fox News, Fox Business After Losing Copyright Suit

BY JOHN LEVINE: Media monitoring service TVEyes will no longer provide customers with video access to Fox News and Fox Business, the company confirmed in an email to TheWrap Tuesday. The move comes after the company lost a lengthy legal battle with Fox News over copyright infringement. READ MORE…

YouTube Music Is Coming on Tuesday — Here’s Everything We Know So Far

BY PAUL RESNIKOFF: YouTube is easily the largest online source for music consumption — whether visual, audio, or both.  In fact, it may be the single-biggest destination for music — period, online or off. Now, that dominance is getting seriously stepped-up. READ MORE…

As the Music Modernization Act Nears Passage, SoundExchange Releases the ‘Music Data Exchange (MDX)’

BY DANIEL SANCHEZ: Will SoundExchange’s new MDX finally provide the music industry the royalty and payment solution it so desperately needs? SoundExchange has launched Music Data Exchange (MDX), a quiet release that is likely to play a big role in the future of US-based royalty payouts. READ MORE…

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