Stream Licensing: How To Fix MySQL server socket issue in player

Posted By James on Nov 03 2017 06:11 PM

Recently, Stream Licensing users have been reporting issues with the legacy popup player, citing that it shows a MySQL socket error. The error shows as follows: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (2)   MySQL is a database server used to store d...

ASCAP moves to suspend Streamlicensing agreement over contract breach

Posted By James on Jul 06 2017 05:40 PM

Streamlicensing clients woke up to a startling email from ASCAP this morning claiming that Streamlicensing breached their contract agreement and have failed to to respond to emails and calls regarding the issue. This has left Streamlicensing clients in the dark over whether their monthly paymen...

Live365 Officially Re-Open, With Hundreds of Channels

Posted By James on May 20 2017 10:10 PM

Live365, one of the first companies in online radio, announced today that they will be publicly opening broadcaster sign-ups. Users can create a legal internet radio station in a matter of minutes by joining Live365. Additionally, a new iOS app is now available to listeners. In January 2016, Live36...

The New ASCAP Deal. Will You Pay More?

Posted By James on Dec 19 2016 10:07 PM

The Radio Music License Committee and ASCAP have inked a new five-year agreement through 2021 that sets the rates payable by over 10,000 radio stations to publicly perform more than 10.5 million musical works in the ASCAP repertory. RMLC Chairman Ed Christian said the agreement demonstrates how the ...

.radio domain to launch at European Radio Show

Posted By James on Dec 19 2016 10:03 PM

The European Radio Show in Paris next month will feature the official launch of the dot radio domain name. Responsibility for administering the domain name extension was delegated to the EBU by the top domain name regulatory authority, ICANN, on 21 July 2016. When requesting a dot-radio domain nam...

Google Chrome users report version 55 not supporting SHOUTcast V1 streams

Posted By James on Dec 15 2016 04:04 AM

Reports of Google Chrome users being unable to connect to SHOUTcast Version 1 streams have surfaced from the Broadcasting World Forums and Google Chrome Help Forum today. The reports have risen with the release of Chrome Version 55 this week as it appears that the most recent updates have rendered ...

Broadcast Launch set to release first product

Posted By James on Dec 09 2016 05:04 PM

Broadcast Launch is set to release it's first product on January 1st 2017. The long anticipated launch is less than 30 days away after a long 9 months of being under d`evelopment. The first product is named SMSFetch and allow you to receive SMS messages from over 19 countries around the world....

Radionomy Stations No Longer Available for US Listeners on TuneIn or Nobex Apps

Posted By MarcAlle on May 30 2016 05:46 AM

In a move, most likely related to the Sony Lawsuit, Radionomy has blocked many listeners from tuning into stations via the TuneIn App. In a 64 page letter sent to TuneIn from Sony Music Entertainment, it is stated that all of the listed Radionomy stations are infringing upon it's rights. It specific...

Stardome Digital Media Acquires Streamlicensing

Posted By James on Apr 05 2016 09:10 PM

Stardome Digital Media, a division of the Hispanic and Latin American market specialist Stardome Media Group, announced that it has acquired StreamLicensing. As the new owners, Stardome said it plans to provide innovative solutions for improving the services offered by In a...

Record Labels Sue Radionomy Over Unpaid Royalties

Posted By James on Mar 02 2016 01:54 AM

A group of prominent U.S. record labels have filed a lawsuit against the DIY online radio platform Radionomy, which also owns Winamp and Shoutcast. In their complaint the labels accuse Radionomy of promoting and facilitating mass copyright infringement by hosting 'pirate' radio stations of its users...


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