Vinyl’s still got something up its sleeve. According to a new report last week from the Recording Industry Association of America, the US music business saw its first double-digit growth in almost 20 years in 2016.
All signs point to a new deal between Spotify and the record labels including some limits on its popular free tier. Most probable is a shift that would make some new hit product only available to paid users. But Ross Pruden of Techdirt thinks that practice, known in the industry…
Controversial New Zealand-based internet mogul Kim Dotcom plans to launch a Bitcoin payments system for users to sell files and video streaming as he fights extradition to the United States for criminal copyright charges.
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