Here’s all the music industry news you need to know this morning.

Martin Bandier donates new funding to educational program as it moves to S.I. Newhouse School – via MBW

A new proposal from the Russian government could see social networks held liable for piracy committed by their users. – via TorrentFreak

A third of music fans still say that headlining artists are the number one factor they consider when deciding which festivals to attend – via Hypebot

Google says its YouTube ad problem is “very very very small” but it’s getting better at fixing it anyway. – via ReCode

Bob Dylan turned up to receive his Nobel prize for literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm. He then performed a concert but made no reference to his honour – via Times

All signs point to a new deal between Spotify and the record labels including some limits on its popular free tier – via Hypebot

John Oliver Calls Out Jeff Sessions for Using a Lady Gaga Quote to Argue Against Marijuana – via Vulture

Amazon is taking a tough stance against vendors who sell fully-loaded Kodi boxes and other “pirate” media players through its platform.  – via TorrentFreak

Warner Music Central Europe has sold Zebralution GmbH to a consortium of indie music industry executives including the digital music distributor’s original founders, Kurt Thielen and Sascha Lazimbat, as well as City Slang boss Christof Ellinghaus – via Hypebot

Eventbrite, the event ticketing startup valued at just over $1bn, has acquired Nvite, a smaller competitor.  – via VentureBeat

Apple, Amazon, Google identified as bidders for Toshiba‘s NAND flash memory business – via AppleInsider