expected, the three major labels, ABKCO, and the RIAA filed
a copyright infringement lawsuit in New York state court
against Pandora for playing pre-Feb. 15, 1972 recordings
without making any royalty payments. This suit is a
follow-up to the one
filed against SiriusXM last September.
integration will be across the mobile operating
system and will likely integrate closely with the
iTunes Store and iTunes Radio, which has been
rumored to be a separate app in the next version of
services continue to take heat from all
kinds of musicians, but that isn’t slowing
Apple down. In fact, it looks like Apple is getting
ready to take iTunes Radio global. The service is
currently limited to the United States and Australia.
Tom Marino (R) Pennsylvania: Thank you
Chairman, and thank you to the panel members for being here.
I hear dozens and dozens of war stories from creators
who have come to personally see me, and they’ve shared
their nightmares with me, almost exactly the way
[Grammy-winning songwriter] Ms. Schneider has genuinely and
eloquently stated what she has been going through.
growth of NEXTRADIO continues unabated. Just two weeks ago
(NET NEWS, 3/31), ALL ACCESS reported that a
quarter-million NEXTRADIO apps had been downloaded and
almost 8,000 FM stations had been tuned in by users who
listened for almost 200,000 hours.