Koss sues Apple, Bose, JLab, Plantronics and Skullcandy for copying their wireless headphone tech

US headphone manufacturer Koss files lawsuits against some of the leading brands in audio for allegedly violating patents of their wireless headphone technology. Koss say they alerted Apple in 2017 before filing the lawsuits. They…

ViaGogo will be forced to revealed identities of ticket touts

The world’s most popular resale site for gig and event tickets will soon be forced to reveal the identities behind those pesky touts ripping you off for tickets. Ticket touts have been a scourge of…

Songkick ticketing company plan to stop services after this month

Ticketing Company Songkick have revealed plans to shut down in November following an ongoing lawsuit with Live Nation and Ticketmaster. Songkick was a ticketing platform that gave artists the ability to sell their concert tickets…

The world’s biggest music label, Universal Music is being sued for stealing fonts

Universal Music Group are being sued in a $1.25 million lawsuit for being naughty with their fonts, apparently. British pop-rockers ‘The Vamps’ are facing a pinch of trouble after their label, the giant Universal Music…

The Eagles are suing the Mexican ‘Hotel California’ for association

Hotel California isn’t such a lovely place when it faces a lawsuit for “actively encouraging” visitors that it’s related to the Eagles and their Grammy-winning song. The Eagles have filed a lawsuit on a hotel…

Songwriters petition as streaming royalties are being set by the copyright board

America’s Copyright Royalty Board are currently setting the standard streaming royalty rates for the next 5 years with songwriters and labels fighting services for an increase. Yesterday the Copyright Royalty Board went to court to…

HMV shuts down all 102 Canadian stores due to bankruptcy

HMV Canada has been announced bankrupt and are closing all their stores on what Canadians are calling “the day the music died”. January 27th is the day that a judge in Ontario approved music, film…

RIAA and MPAA support $25 million piracy ruling over Cox Communications

The unique case of Cox Communications and BMG has come to a verdict that is seeing support from various associations in the entertainment industry. BMG, a German record label, have recently taken the internet provider…

Kanye West being sued $2.5 million for Yeezus’ New Slaves sample from Hungary

Kanye’s back in the news, but this time it’s not over any controversial tweets, outbursts, or new music – but because a Hungarian musician┬árefused $10,000 from the rapper for a sample on his track New…

Pink Floyd Suing EMI Over Digital Royalties

It has been reported that Pink Floyd is currently in a contractual dispute with EMI. Members of Floyd are disputing a number of analog-to-digital extensions. “It was unclear whether record companies would be selling direct…