Also: EMI, Ex-EMI, Copyright Alliance, Coverflow, Facebook, Digital Music Forum West

Dan McCarroll has been appointed President of Capitol & Virgin Label Group in North America, a bump up from EMI Music Publishing.

Ex-EMIer Syd Schwartz has just hung the shingle for Linchpin Digital, a consultancy focused on artist-brand-fan relationships across music, media, gaming and technology.  Early clients include Dympol, EMI Music, Red Light Management, Umphrey’s McGee, and Wind-Up Records.

Patrick Ross is now stepping down from his position as Executive Director of the Copyright Alliance.

Apple is now challenging a massive, $625.5 million intellectual property decision related to display technologies, including Cover Flow.

Facebook is getting ready for another site spruce-up.  Stay tuned.

Digital Music Forum West continues in 3….2…1… full coverage ahead!