DMT 19 – Newsround

This Week: Soundexchange’s new streaming deal, the Orchard and Spotify set to expand in China, Cocktail VS CMX – will the new album format war be counter-productive?, UK could see tougher piracy law soon, Nokia has ambitious plans as content provider

Shownotes:

Soundexchange sets fixed streaming rates for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in the USA.

http://www.dmwmedia.com/news/2009/08/11/public-radio-stations,-soundexchange-set-webcast-royalties
http://paidcontent.org/article/419-public-radio-music-industry-reach-agreement-on-online-royalty-rates/
http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/e3i224997d33ab2d0140e89dbea5ea1f4c

The Orchard expanding in China.
http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20090811005762&newsLang=en

Spotify Expanding in China.

http://www.reuters.com/article/internetNews/idUSTRE57B1H320090812
http://musically.com/blog/2009/08/12/spotify-confirms-chinese-launch/
The majors have created the CMX interactive format to battle Apple’s “cocktail” project.

http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article6788045.ece

In the UK Lord Mandleson launches an attack on internet piracy with stricter laws in the pipeline very soon.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/45ded62c-8933-11de-b50f-00144feabdc0.html?ftcamp=rss&nclick_check=1
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/the-net-closes-in-on-internet-piracy-1772820.html

Nokia aims at becoming the world’s largest entertainment media network

http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/138/iphone-envy-you-must-be-joumlking.html

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