More Music Industry News: Anonymous Strikes Again, Dick Griffey Dies, P2P-Settlement Factory, Tommy Mottola Writes Book, Seth Godin & More

image from www.hypebot.com Good morning Hypebot. As Bruce announced on Friday, he will be gone today and tomorrow at an IEBA gathering in Nashville. From 3:30 on today, he says, "Stop by Skyline Music in Agent's Alley to say hello!" A number of you have asked for the source of the forecast that predicted strong digital growth; here that is. Anonymous engaged in more DDos attacks over the weekend which took down Ministry of Sound's site. Tommy Mottola, famed music industry mogul, is writing a book called The Last Starmaker; it will be out in early 2012. Also, don't forget to check out the music industry's week in review, what I read over the weekend, and last week on Music Think Tank.

  • Tommy Mottola has signed a deal to write his memoirs. (MusicRooms)
  • Historic audio at risk, thanks to bad copyright laws. (Ars)
  • Dick Griffey, Founder of Solar Records, Is Dead at 71. (NYT)
  • Ministry of Sound taken down in DDoS attack. (PCAdvisor

More Music Industry News & Features:

  • Interview with Jeff Price, CEO & Co-Founder of TuneCore. (SingerUniverse)
  • The ‘Legal Blackmail’ Business: Inside a P2P-Settlement Factory. (Wired)
  • Music industry fights clashing digital battles: Efforts to build fan bases and make money online can conflict with war on piracy. (DNJ
  • Seth Godin on the History of Radio’s Future. (MarkM)
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock is more of the same. (Ars)
  • PlusFourSix reaches 10m songs milestone. (MusicAlly)
  • Downloading Torrents: There's An App For That. (Techi)
  • Bruce Houghton: Innovation Over Indictments. (Midem
  • 10 Ways to Show Fan Appreciation. (MusicMarketing)


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