Spotify and royalty payments

Spotify was originally launched in Sweden back in 2008. Since its launch, Spotify has achieved a noticeable degree of success both in Sweden and internationally. However, recently a large number of artists have expressed their displeasure in the royalty payments received when their songs are played on Spotify. The agreement between the artists and the…

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Youtube soon to offer music streaming service

In recent years streaming has been portrayed as the long awaited practical alternative to piracy. The market has a lot of big name competitors, including Apple, Spotify, and Sony. A recent newcomer to the streaming service is Google, who launched their streaming service back in August of this year. Google’s streaming service is currently integrated…

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Piracydata.org

Since the advent of digital piracy the question has arisen many times as to why people pirate. The abundant amount of articles, papers, and discussions on the matter has made one thing clear: there is no one absolute reason. Although, many people (myself included) are of the opinion that a large portion of piracy is…

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Another one bites the dust.

isoHunt was at one point one of the largest torrent sharing website on the internet. Earlier this week a seven year battle in the courtrooms between isoHunt and the MPAA came to an end, with the MPAA walking out as the clear victors. The founder and owner of isoHunt, Gary Fung, has agreed to pay…

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