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Spanish Gov't Unveils Anti-Piracy Plan

Spanish Gov't Unveils Anti-Piracy Plan

Spanish culture minister Carmen Calvo today (April 8) presented the country's first national anti-piracy plan, aimed at preparing tougher legislation to stamp out the trade in illicit CDs and digital files. The plan coordinates 11 ministries with police forces, local and regional governments, the judicial system and a media campaign.
Madrid Rock To Close After 24 Years

Madrid Rock To Close After 24 Years

Madrid Rock, the biggest record shop in the Spanish capital, is to close within a month after 24 years' business. During its heyday, the retailer had eight stores in three cities.
Madrid Rock To Close After 24 Years

Madrid Rock To Close After 24 Years

Madrid Rock, the biggest record shop in the Spanish capital, is to close within a month after 24 years' business. During its heyday, the retailer had eight stores in three cities.
SGAE Seeks Spanish Music Presence In U.S.

SGAE Seeks Spanish Music Presence In U.S.

Spanish authors' and publishers' society SGAE is urging the country's government to help the music sector sell its image and product in the United States through cooperation and exchange programs.
Spanish Biz To Present Gloomy Report

Spanish Biz To Present Gloomy Report

Spain's music industry is expected to present a grim report on the domestic market in 2004. A meeting has been called for Monday (Jan. 24) by labels' body AFYVE, whose president, Antonio Guisasola, will present a report on the Spanish music business last year.

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