Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Court rules in favor of Eminem

This is great news for anyone that sells their music online.

Court ruling could mean millions in online royalties for Eminem, other artists| Detroit Free Press

Eminem probably thought he'd be waking up this morning to focus entirely on his concert tonight at Comerica Park. Instead he got a bit of unexpected news from a federal appeals court in California: some major money could be headed his way. The decision, which one Eminem attorney calls an "earthquake" for the music industry, could transform the online song business and boost the fortunes of untold numbers of artists.

Now on the other hand Youtube just got hit hard
AP - A German court ruled Friday that Google Inc.'s subsidiary YouTube LLC must pay compensation after users uploaded several videos of performances by singer Sarah Brightman in violation of copyright laws.

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