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Universal Music exec: music & tech are still friends after SOPA

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At South By Southwest, we got a chance to talk with Jon Vanhala, Universal Music Group’s senior vice president of digital.

While some of us on the technology side see post-SOPA relations between our industry and the entertainment industry as strained, Vanhala feels that, although SOPA and PIPA put pressure on both parties, the collaboration and cooperation between music and tech has never been better.

Check out this clip, and stay tuned for more SXSW coverage.