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Sonos Chief Legal Officer Urges Congress ‘Act Soon’ on Antitrust Regulations

Photo Credit: Magnus Jonasson Sonos’ Chief Legal Officer testified at a US antitrust hearing this week concerning Google and Amazon. Tile, Spotify, and Match Group have testified in a similar hearing held back in April. The hearing this week was titled, “Protecting Competition and Innovation in Home Technologies.” During the hearing, Sonos’ Chief Legal Officer […]

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Members of Congress Call for a Hearing on Britney Spears Conservatorship

Photo Credit: Russavia / CC by 3.0 House Republicans are calling for Congress to hold a committee on conservatorships in response to Britney Spears’ battle. In a letter to the House Judiciary Committee chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY), two House Republicans argue that conservatorships can deprive citizens of their personal freedoms. Those two members are Jim […]

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Donald Trump Pardons Kodak Black, Lil Wayne, and Roc Nation CEO Desiree Perez

Photo Credit: NBC News During the Donald Trump presidency’s final hours, several prominent figures in the music industry received pardons. An official White House statement released late Tuesday night indicated the full list. In total, President Trump issued 73 pardons and commuted the sentences of 70 more individuals. Some of the high-profile individuals who were […]

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All Three Major Music Labels Pull Contributions From GOP Members Who Voted Against Election Certification

Photo Credit: Cool Caesar / CC by 3.0 All three major music labels pull contributions from GOP members who voted against certifying election results. Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and Sony Music Group are joining a chorus of companies that are pulling their financial contributions from Congress. The Recording Industry Association of America and […]