Around The Web: Stories You Will Want To Read

Current news and features we unearthed from around the web we thought you might like to read today.

Why Canada is now home to some of the toughest anti-piracy rules in the worldand what should come next: Canada last overhauled its copyright laws in 2012, bringing to a conclusion more than a decade of failed bills and lobbying pressure – Michael Geist blog

Bluesfest director appeals to premier for share of funding dollars: Approving the Stage 2 LRT plan was the main entrée at Wednesday’s council meeting, but there were juicy appetisers – Aedan Helmer, Ottawa Citizen

From singing posters to talking t-shirts: Incredible tech turns everyday objects into FM radio stationsDaily Mail

Why Stingray Digital is betting it all against streaming music – Joe Castaldo, Canadian Business

Why Sunrise Records thinks it can succeed where HMV failed – Catherine McIntyre, Canadian Business

Nintendo wins Canadian copyright case against the sale of piracy-enabling flashcarts – Jeff Grubb, VentureBeat

Millennials’ Preferences are disrupting Music Biz – Michelle Borré and Daryl Armstrong, Barron’s

Why Katy Perry grabbing Shawn Mendes’ butt on the red carpet is not a joke – Noelle Devoe, Seventeen

Songwriters sing blues over diminished royalties from streaming Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg

Trump’s new FCC chief is on a mission to radically revise agency policy – Ted Johnson, Variety

Adele’s 21 outsells The Dark Side of the Moon – Michael Hann, The Guardian

Wolfgang’s Vault owner in legal battle over streaming rightsThe Guardian

Charlotte Day Wilson finds work is paying off -- Toronto Star

11 women in music being bold for change --

Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit in Austin museum --



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