MLU News Archive: 2003 – 2007
News Archive / November 2007

Below is the NEWS ARCHIVE from Music Law Updates old website.  As this is a large document, if you need to find anything, please use the search functionality within your browser.   TICKET TEXT TO PROVIDE TICKETING FOR MAMA VENUES 30/11/07 Dublin based technology firm Ticket Text has announced a deal with UK venue owners the MAMA Group which will see the London based firm provide mobile ticketing through Ticket Text’s system at its 18 venues, which include the various UK Barfly venues annd Hammersmith Apollo, Jazz Café, Forum and Borderline in London. The deal means tickets will be available for a variety of MAMA Group events via Ticket Text’s website – http://www.ticket-text.com. Tickets are sent as barcodes to gig goers’ mobiles. EMI BOSS PROPOSES OVERHAUL OF COSTLY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS 30/11/07 Guy Hands, the new boss of EMI has been looking at cost cutting at the major label as raising margins from the interrnet and mobile phones as they look for an exit in 2012 according to the Times. Hands reportedly questioned the necessity of the record industry having so many different trade associations, in particular questioning the need for major labels to be supporting all three of the US based Recording Industry Association…