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Mi2N's B2N, BUSINESS NET NEWS

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February 8, 2010

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* WORLD NEWS
- Canadian Album Sales Down 2.2% In 2009;
- ARIA Releases 2009 Wholesale Sales Figures;
- SABAM Vs Tiscali Goes To EU Court;
- EMI Songs Australia Lose Copyright Case;
- Landmark ISP Copyright Infringement Case;
- and more...

* BUSINESS NEWS
- Kazaa Forced To Issue Consumer Alert;
- The Grammys Hit Highest Notes In 6 Years;
- Thumbplay Forges 20 New Content Deals;
- Bravado Signs Superstar Divas;
- Didiom Introduces Didiom Pro;
- and more...

* TECH NEWS
- Music Discovery System Wins Lifestyle Awards;
- 2011 CES iLounge Pavilion Doubles;
- Sonoro Audio Awarded Good Design For Eklipse;
- Sirius XM & Slacker Radio Mobile Apps;
- Rhyme Player Available On Apple App Store;
- and more...

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ATTEND DIGITAL MUSIC FORUM EAST!
The Opportunities Are Here! Seize the Day

Don't miss the 10th Annual Digital Music Forum in New
York City on February 24-25: We are only event in the
United States that brings together the top music,
technology and policy leaders for high-level
discussions and debate, intimate meetings and unrivaled
networking about the future of digital music. Digital
Music Forum is known worldwide for the news that is
made in our auditorium, the deals that get done in our
hallways, and the friendships and partnerships that are
forged year after year. Why wait by the sidelines, when
you can join the event that is helping to drive the
industry's future!

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http://www.mi2n.com/input.php3

=> ARIA RELEASES 2009 WHOLESALE SALES
FIGURES; Digital Sales Continue To Increase,
Delivering Return To Growth For Recorded Music
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127058

=> THE NIELSEN COMPANY AND BILLBOARD'S
2009 CANADIAN INDUSTRY REPORT; Canadian
Album Sales Down 2.2% In 2009; Digital Track
And Digital Album Sales Reach New Highs
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127063

=> SABAM VS TISCALI - THE CASE IS
BEING REFERRED TO THE EUROPEAN COURT
OF JUSTICE OF LUXEMBURG; No Solution Yet
For The Huge Financial Losses Brought About
By The Millions Of Illegal Exchanges Of
Musical Files
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127042

=> LARRIKIN MUSIC PUBLISHING PTY
LTD V EMI SONGS AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED;
The Federal Court Of Australia Found In Favour
Of Larrikin Music Publishing Pty Ltd (Larrikin)
In A Decision Handed Down By Jacobson J
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127019

=> FILM INDUSTRY DISAPPOINTED BY
FEDERAL COURT RULING ON ONLINE COPYRIGHT
INFRINGEMENT; Federal Court Found That iiNet
Was Not Liable For The Copyright Infringements
By Its Customers On Its Network
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=126981

=> RICARDO B. SALINAS PLIEGO RECEIVES
'MEDALLA MOZART 2010'; Grupo Salinas Founder
And Chairman Ricardo B. Salinas Pliego Receives
'Medalla Mozart 2010' For The Promotion Of
Music Through The Orquesta Sinfonica Esperanza
Azteca
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127065

=> POLICE SHUT DOWN ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S
LARGEST ILLEGAL MUSIC BURNING OPERATIONS
IN MELBOURNE; Police Seized Close To 100 CD
Burners And Approximately 25,000 Discs
Containing Pirate Music
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127047

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SPIDER ROCKETS JOIN POP EVIL ON MIDWEST TOUR

Crafting a sound that pushes the line between elegance
and aggression, New Jersey-based SPIDER ROCKETS will be
joining Pop Evil on a Midwest USA tour starting
February 10, 2010. Spider Rockets' latest release is
self-titled and follows up 2007's buzz-worthy 'Ever
After.'

http://www.spiderrockets.com

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Asian Music News Headlines
http://www.mi2n.com/topics/asia.php3

=> KAZAA CONSUMER ALERT - SYMANTEC
GETS IT WRONG AGAIN; Kazaa Was Forced To
Issue Consumer Alert And Special Notice To
Customers After Symantec Mistakenly Flags
The Service As High Risk
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127060

=> THE GRAMMYS HIT HIGHEST NOTES IN
SIX YEARS; The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards
Posts Year-to-Year Gains Of +35% In Viewers,
+32% In Both Adults 18-49 And Adults 18-34
And +36% In Adults 25-54
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127051

=> THUMBPLAY FORGES 20 NEW CONTENT
DEALS FOR JUST-LAUNCHED THUMBPLAY
MUSIC; 8 Million Tracks Now Under License
For The Cloud-Based, On-Demand Service
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127049

=> BRAVADO SIGNS SUPERSTAR DIVAS;
World's Leading Global Merchandising
Company Partners With Rihanna, Mariah
Carey, Alicia Keys And Whitney Houston
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127068

=> DIDIOM INTRODUCES DIDIOM PRO;
Premium Service For Wireless Media Streaming
From Personal Computers To Mobile Devices
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127046

=> DEVELOPER OF THE IPHONE AND ITOUCH
MUSIC TOP 10 APP, "RELATIVEPITCH" LAUNCHES
LEARNING PORTAL EASYEARTRAINING.COM
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127028

=> TV BROADCASTING COMPANY ANNOUNCES
NATIONWIDE TALENT SEARCH; Television
Commercial Company Partners With A National
Record Label To Find Music Artists Interested
In Television Distribution Opportunity
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127021

=> EMPRESS MULTIMEDIA INC LAUNCH
ONLINE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR ARTIST,
PRODUCERS, AND LABELS; A Revolutionary New
Website That Will Allow Artist To Promote,
Distribute, And Sell Their Material Using A
Low Cost Prepaid Scratch Off Card
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127010

=> VELOCITY RECORDS FORMS AND STARTS
IMPRINT WITH RISE; Dave Shapiro (Booking
Agent At The Agency Group, Los Angeles)
And Portland, Oregon's Rise Records Are
Pleased To Announce Their Recent
Partnership
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127033

=> GRACENOTE PARTNERS WITH TOP FOUR
MUSIC LABELS TO RECEIVE PRE-RELEASE
SONG DATA; Deals Will Speed Discovery Of
New Music For Consumers And Drive Commerce
For Labels
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127062

=> MEDIA INSTITUTE OPPOSES RIAA
PERFORMANCE TAX; Forcing Radio Broadcasters
To Pay Royalties For Sound Recordings Would
Impose Economic Burden, Reduce Diversity,
New Issue Paper States
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127067

=> PANDORA PROMOTES LIZZIE WIDHELM
TO VP NATIONAL AD SALES, ENTERTAINMENT;
Key Producer In Entertainment Ad Category
To Build Upon Her Successes
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127064

=> LGN ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION TO
LAUNCH NEW MEDIA & ANNOUNCES TWO NEW
ARTISTS' SIGNINGS; The Launch Of A New Media
Division -- "Sun Sign Media"' And The Signing
Of Two Clients
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127057

=> COOL MUSIC NETWORK (THECOOLTV)
AND SINCLAIR TELEVISION GROUP ANNOUNCE
PARTNERSHIP; Partnership Will Put THECOOLTV
In 24 Million Homes, Representing Approximately
22% Of U.S. Television Households
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127055

=> ALL LEGAL ISSUES RELATED TO MENUDO
ENTERTAINMENT HAVE BEEN RESOLVED
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127041

=> SAM ASH MUSIC SUPPORTS MUSICARES;
Sam Ash Music Donated A $25,000 Gibson Jeff
Beck Les Paul To The Silent Auction Benefitting
Musicares
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127039

=> JAMES HORNER RECEIVES OSCAR NOMINATION
FOR "AVATAR" ORIGINAL SCORE, FEATURED ON
"AVATAR: MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE"
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127032

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PAZZ KLUGER: DEBUT ALBUM & SOME RAW HEARTACHE

Pazz Kluger is proud to announce the recent release of
his debut, self titled album, out on Wrong Wroad
Records. Honest, personal lyrics set the tone for this
alternative 80's inspired soundtrack, made to drown
your sorrows. With a D.I.Y. mentality, Pazz Kluger
recorded, and produced this record from his basement
calling on artists such as: Joy Division, Bauhaus, &
Johnny Cash for his inspiration.

http://www.reverbnation.com/#/pazzkluger77

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~TECH NEWS~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Follow MusicDish Tweets
http://www.twitter.com/MusicDish

=> MPH MUSIC DISCOVERY SYSTEM WINS
BEST LIFESTYLE AWARDS AT THE HONG
KONG ICT AWARDS 2009; "MPh Music Discovery
System" Won "Best Lifestyle Grand Award"
And "Best Lifesytle (Creative & Free Living)
Gold Award" In Hong Kong ICT Awards 2009
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127026

=> 2011 CES ILOUNGE PAVILION DOUBLES,
WILL FEATURE LARGEST DISPLAY OF IPOD,
IPHONE, IPAD AND MAC PRODUCTS IN CES
HISTORY; Exhibit Space Expands For 2011 CES
Due To Industry Demand
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127031

=> SONORO AUDIO AWARDED GOOD DESIGN FOR
EKLIPSE; All-in-one Compact Audio Solution's
Distinctive Design
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127053

=> SIRIUS XM RADIO NOW AVAILABLE ON
BLACKBERRY; All Users Of The SIRIUS XM
App For BlackBerry Get A 7-day Free Trial
Of The SIRIUS XM Premium Online Service
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127066

=> SLACKER RADIO ANNOUNCES MOBILE APP
FOR PALM WEBOS SMARTPHONES; Slacker Radio
For The Palm WebOS Offers Free Personalized
Radio Stations And New Music Discovery
On-the-Go
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127056

=> RHYME PLAYER NOW AVAILABLE ON
APPLE APP STORE; Konami Reveals Billboard
Chart-Topping Artists For Innovative Title
Now Available For The iPhone And iPod Touch
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127037

=> ROCK OUT WITH THE NEW T-MOBILE
MYTOUCH 3G FENDER LIMITED EDITION;
Eric Clapton And Fender Join The MyTouch
3G Campaign To Showcase The Limited Edition
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127061

=> SHOOTOUT: 7 PRO AUDIO SOFTWARE
PRODUCTS RATED; A New Analysis Comparing 7
Of The Most Popular Digital Audio Workstation
Software Products From DigiDesign, Steinberg,
Cakewalk, MOTU, Apple, Ableton And Image Line
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127038

=> BLUE SKY UPDATES STAND-ALONE BASS
MANAGEMENT CONTROLLER; BMC MKIII Allows
For Complete Control Of All Monitoring
System Parameters - From Surround To Post
Production - From Single Easy-To-Use, Remote
Control
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127035

=> A.R. RAHMAN DOUBLES UP AT
GRAMMYS COMPOSER USES EUPHONIX
TO CREATE AWARD-WINNING MUSIC;
Rahman's First Grammy Of The Night Was
For Best Song Written For Motion Picture,
Television, Or Other Visual Media
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=127034

=> BLASTWAVE FX RELEASES FIRST
SOUND EFFECTS HARD DRIVE UPDATE
FOR SDS LIBRARIES; True To Their Promise,
Blastwave FX Has Released New Additional
Sound Effects To Update The SDS Libraries
SONOPEDIA, The BLASTDRIVE, And .wavFX,
TITLEWAVE
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=126993

=> METALLIANCE CERTIFIES MILLENNIA
HV-3R MIC PRE; Millennia Music & Media
Systems, Manufacturer Of Highly Acclaimed
Audio Recording Products, Has Had Its New
HV-3R Eight-channel Microphone Preamplifier
Certified By The METAlliance
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=126987

=> FIVE/FOUR PRODUCTIONS ACHIEVE GRAMMY
SUCCESS; Prism Sound's SADiE Helps Five/Four
Productions Achieve GRAMMY Success
http://www.mi2n.com/press.php3?press_nb=126976

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