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Why Streaming Doesn’t Pay

An excerpt from a new book, Chokepoint Capitalism: How Big Tech and Big Content Captured Creative Labor Markets and How We'll Win Them Back,...

Europe Lacks a Vision for How Apple’s App Store Fees Should Work

The European Commission believes that Apple is violating European competition laws and raising prices for consumers in how it operates its App Store. The...

Regulators Turn Their Attention Towards Apple’s Exploitation of App Developers. Now What?

Congress could level the playing field for independent app developers by looking to regulatory templates in music. Last week, the European Commission announced it was...

The Death of Independent Podcasting: What Spotify Is Trying to Do With the Joe Rogan Deal

Spotify is gaining power over podcast distribution by either buying production directly or striking exclusive deals, as it did with Rogan. Once it has...

Spotify Is Mimicking Google's and Facebook's Strategy: Will It Ruin Podcasting?

Spotify announced the acquisition of The Ringer, one of the biggest networks in podcasting: a step further in its quest to dominate the audio industry...

Spotify Is Mimicking Google’s and Facebook’s Strategy: Will It Ruin Podcasting?

Spotify announced the acquisition of The Ringer, one of the biggest networks in podcasting: a step further in its quest to dominate the audio industry...

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