First music licensing reform in 20 years passed by senate

The US Senate have passed the contested Music Modernization Act signalling the first changes in music licensing laws for 20 years. The long-discussed and at times contentious Music Modernization Act has finally been passed by…

A new law cracks down on ticket touting for concerts

The government have revealed a new law that will hopefully put an end to ticket touting and scalping on live music and events. A new law has made it illegal to purchase large numbers of…

President Obama bans ticket touting bots across the entire US

As his final term nears it’s close Obama has signed one of his last bills that hopes to end ticket scalping by bots and make online ticketing fair again. The “Better Online Ticket Sales (BOTS)…