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  1. Pharrell’s Lawyer May Sue YouTube for $1B

    Irving Azoff is not at all happy. The representative for Pharrell Williams, John Lennon, Smokey Robinson and The Eagles is threatening the online video-sharing giant with a huge lawsuit, demanding it take down 20,000 tracks it doesn’t have performance rights to broadcast. But Google says it does have the rights and called the threat “misguided.” Other streaming sites are in a similar boat, but Azoff says he’s targeting “the worst offender” — and certainly the most well-heeled.

    Business Insider, NY Daily News

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