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  1. Plastic Bertrand Admits Miming 1970s Pop Classic

    July 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Belgium singer Plastic Bertrand has admitted that he did not perform vocals on the 1977 international hit "Ca Plane pour Moi" -- nor on any of his first four studio albums. The declaration was made by the cult artist, real name Roger Jou ...

  2. Belgium's Sonica Retail Group Files For Bankruptcy

    November 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Sonica Group of Belgian entertainment and electronics retailers has filed for bankruptcy with the Brussels court of commerce and 421 staffers of the company were laid off Nov. 18. Meanwhile, the official receivers have announced to aim for a c ...

  3. Belgian ISP Scarlet Lands P2P Court Fine

    November 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST A Brussels court has upheld its earlier ruling that ISP Scarlet must prevent users from infringing copyright on peer-to-peer networks. It follows the July 2007 Court of First Instance verdict where Belgian authors' rights association SABAM ob ...

  4. Euro Courts Showing Support For Copy-Protection Measures

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the controversial issue of copy protection, a series of court cases in Europe have been decided in favor of the music industry. A few weeks after a French court dismissed legal action against label BRUSSELS -- In the controversial issue of copy ...

  5. UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) has filed suit against three subsidiaries of New York-based American International Group Inc. (AIG): American Home Assurance Co., National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pitts UMG Sues Insurers Over Costs From TVT Case NIP ...

  6. IFPI Sues Belgian ISP In Copyright Action

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST IFPI Belgium is suing Belgian Internet service provider and telecoms operator Telenet for hosting file-sharing links on its Web newsgroups. BRUSSELS--IFPI Belgium is suing Belgian Internet service provider and telecoms operator Telenet for hosting ...

  7. EC Throws Monkey Wrench In Sony-BMG Merger

    February 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST ELW brings to you weekly updates and analysis on entertainment law and news. EC Throws Monkey Wrench In Sony-BMG Merger IFPI Sues Belgian ISP In Copyright Action Broadcast Indecency Fines May Skyrocket Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel Set Frenc ...