Ilaiyaraja solely holds the rights to his songs, no monetising without permission: Madras HC

The landmark judgement also applies to digital platforms like YouTube and iTunes.

published on : 4th June 2019

Tata Sky partners Amazon to offer video streaming to customers

It would operate through Amazon Fire TV Stick -Tata Sky Edition, through which Tata Sky users can view contents from apps like Hotstar, Sun NXT, Eros NOW, and Hungama Play.

published on : 4th June 2019

Centre proposes changes in copyright rules, may benefit websites, music streaming firms

Currently, the Act covers only radio, and TV broadcast firms are allowed to take permission from the owners and negotiate a price bilaterally or through IPAB under Section 31D of the Act.

published on : 4th June 2019

Are streaming apps making relationships better or worse?  

It is becoming harder than ever to bond over your favourite shows.

published on : 3rd June 2019

Disney takes over Hulu from Comcast as streaming wars heat up

Hulu made TV episodes from networks such as ABC, NBC and Fox available online after they aired on TV.

published on : 16th May 2019

SC seeks Centre's reply on plea to regulate Netflix, Amazon Prime Video content

The high court had rejected the petition by NGO, Justice For Rights Foundation after the Ministry of  I&B had informed it that online platforms are not required to obtain any licence from it.

published on : 10th May 2019

I want to see the survival of movie theatres: Steven Spielberg on battle with Netflix

The 72-year-old filmmaker has been in news of late due to his reported campaign against streaming service Netflix, whose film "Roma" emerged as one of the big winners at the 91st Academy Awards.

published on : 24th April 2019

British 'online harms' draft focuses on kids' safety on web platforms

This white paper sets out a programme of action to tackle content or activity that harms individual users, particularly children.

published on : 9th April 2019

New Zealand mosque attack fallout: Facebook set to tighten live stream access

The Christchurch attacks -- carried out by a self-avowed white supremacist who opened fire on worshippers at two mosques -- claimed 50 lives.

published on : 30th March 2019

Apple set to launch streaming service; Reese Witherspoon, Steven Spielberg series in the works

Apple has invested over $1 billion into making new content and the streaming service is set to compete with the giants including Amazon, Netflix and Hulu.

published on : 25th March 2019

Should social media live-streaming be banned?

Facebook earlier faced flak for the live streaming of suicides on its platform from different parts of the world, including India.

published on : 24th March 2019

Video streaming service platforms yet to enter the ad-game 

Streaming services or OTT platforms are bringing in a variety of curated content, targeting a large section of users.

published on : 14th March 2019

Music streaming sees 3.2x growth in Karnataka

From records, cassettes, CDs and radio to streaming songs online, the way people consume music has changed drastically over the years.

published on : 11th March 2019

Indian cricket fever to get on Netflix in March

The docu-series, produced by Conde Nast Entertainment, will follow the Mumbai Indians on the road through the course of the 2018 IPL season.

published on : 5th February 2019

Netflix, Hotstar and seven other streaming platforms sign self-regulation code

Amazon Prime has not signed the pact which makes the platforms vow to not show content that disrespects the national emblem or flag, promotes terrorism or outrages religious sentiments.

published on : 17th January 2019
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