Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: source

World Oct 17, 2019

Netflix and Amazon face censorship threat in India: source

India is deliberating potential censorship on streaming platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, a senior government source said. While film and TV certification bodies already moderate public content in India, the country's laws do not allow censorship of content on the increasingly popular ...

Fuji Rock to livestream festival acts

Music Jul 25, 2019

Fuji Rock to livestream festival acts

by Jordan Allen

Fuji Rock will livestream a selection of the bands and singers performing at this year's festival, event organizers have announced. Headliners The Cure and SIA will be among the acts to have their sets streamed on the festival's official YouTube channel. Over the three days of ...

Japan jumps into the music stream

Music | Sound Off Jul 18, 2019

Japan jumps into the music stream

by Patrick St. Michel

The biggest moment for streaming music in Japan this year came via a handwritten letter. In late June, Kenta Matsumoto of pop-punk trio Wanima shared a note on Twitter announcing that his band's entire catalog would be uploaded to streaming music platforms like Spotify ...