• Report: Tidal Hasn't Paid Music Royalties For The Past Six Months

    6 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Tidal , like all music streaming services, is required to pay royalties to record labels each time a song is played. That's how artists get paid for their work, which is an old way of doing things, but it still exists in 2018 with streaming music. Now, Spotify has also fallen behind with royalty payments, but for Spotify, the reason is because it's tough to gauge how much the company owes record labels in royalties - which is something it is working on fixing. But for Tidal, it's a bit deeper than that. Tidal is running out of money. A report that surfaced a few months ago indicated that...
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  • Tidal Investigating 'Potential Data Breach' After Reports of Late Royalty Payments and Inflated Streams

    Tidal Investigating 'Potential Data Breach' After Reports of Late Royalty Payments and Inflated Streams

    6 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    A few days after Norwegian news site Dagens Næringsliv accused subscription music service Tidal of being months behind on royalty payments , as well as falsifying and inflating streaming numbers, Music Business Worldwide now reports that Tidal has learned of a "potential data breach" on its platform.
    Tidal CEO Richard Sanders said in a statement that when the company learned of the potential data breach it "immediately" began trying to uncover the source, while also reporting it to authorities and taking "proactive" steps to strengthen the service's security. Tidal's measures in the wake...
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