Spotify hit with £1bn lawsuit over ‘unpaid royalties’

Music streaming giant Spotify has been hit with a £1.1bn lawsuit for hosting songs which it allegedly doesn’t have full rights to. Wixen Music Publishing claims the Sweden-based company has failed to compensate musicians, songwriters and publishers for songs which include Tom Petty’s Free Fallin and The Doors’ Light My …

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Deep freeze hits Deep South – Los Angeles Times

There’s a common phrase among Southerners about weather: “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.” The presumption is that the weather will get nice soon enough. These days, however, for millions of Southerners enduring unexpectedly cold weather, the wait will be much longer than five minutes. Jonathan Kurtz, …

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