DMT 4 – Newsround

This week: Simplify for the iPhone, Spotify is the hugely successful startup of the week, the Rapidshare case in Germany, RIAA settles with Santangelo for an embarassing $7,000, Canada’s pirates are as bad as Chinese ones, VEVO VS HULU and the People’s Music Store scores a deal deal with Universal Music. Enjoy!

DMT 3 – Three Strikes Laws

Three Strikes around the globe, the Pirate Bay sentence could be declared a mistrial, some Comes With Music statistics, the Loi Hadopi (three strikes law) in France finds an enemy in the European Union, Hulu and Music videos, the fall of music sales globallly!

Episode 3 Links from Stories

Startup of the week!

Three Strikes Report part 2 – Around the World

New Zealand



South Korea



Torrent Freak and the Swedish Torrent Sites Closures

Torrent Search via Google

Comes with Music might not have a great deal of active users…

Troubles for the Loi Hadopi in France

Another study claiming pirates buy more music

DMT #2 – We Are Hunted

In this episode: an interview with the managing director of new online chart service We Are Hunted; the Three Strikes law in Europe and its evolution, Pirate Bay’s trial and its repercussions; the PRS launches its initiative against Youtube and strikes a deal with Spotify; Tori Amos and the iTunes presale that allows access to the tour’s presale; Record Store Day in the UK and the US; Google announces its first quarter profits but does not break down how much it’s loosing from Youtube.

We Are Hunted home page

Native Digital’s Home Page

Nick Crocker’s Blog

Mashable article on We Are Hunted

All about jazz article on We Are Hunted

Three strikes law for criminals in the USA

NY Times article on the Rejection of three strikes bv the french National Assembley

Le Figaro article on Sarkozy’s anger at the rejection of the law

Le Monde article on the new schedule to get the law passed by the end of April

Three strikes in Ireland

Three Strikes in Germany

Three Strikes in Italy

Times article on the Pirate’s Bay’s sentence.

PC world article on short lived nature of the entertainment industry’s exultation

Google announces its irst quarter financial results

Peter Foster of the Times on the Prs for Music launch and the Spotify deal

BBC feature on the Record Store day

NY Daily article on Record Store Day – In praise of…

LA Times article on Record Store day