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Billie Eilish Apologizes for Using Anti-Asian Slur In Recently-Surfaced Video

Billie Eilish has now issued a formal apology for using an anti-Asian slur and imitating Asian immigrants in recently-surfaced video footage. The video footage started making the rounds on TikTok last week, and show Billie Eilish using an anti-Asian slur while also appearing to imitate an Asian immigrant accent. Specifically, Eilish uses the c-word while […]

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Fitness Apps Are Using Indie Music to Revolutionize Workouts – With Additional Growth and Licensing Opportunities Forthcoming

The smart-exercise revolution – and its emphasis on music – appears poised to continue even as fitness enthusiasts resume their normal routines. Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba As exercisers traded their gym memberships for at-home workout solutions during the pandemic, the fitness sector experienced unprecedented growth and far-reaching changes. Perhaps the most noteworthy of these changes, […]

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Major Labels Demand Data Logs from Russian Stream-Ripper FLVTO.biz

Photo Credit: Joshua Rawson-Harris As part of a lawsuit against Russian stream ripper FLVTO.biz, major labels are seeking logs of users. Popular YouTube rippers FLVTO.biz and 2conv.com were sued in 2018 for allowing users to rip .mp3s from YouTube streams. Universal, Warner, and Sony banded together to launch a copyright infringement case against the two […]