Giuliano Urbani

  1. Film Subsidy Cuts Less Than Feared In Italy

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Italian film industry got some mixed news Jan. 12, as Italy's Culture Ministry confirmed that a budget of 70 million euros ($92.8 million) has been earmarked to subsidize Italian film production t ROME (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Ital ...

  2. Italy Enacts Tough New Copyright Laws

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The enactment of Italy's "Decreto Urbani" (Urbani decree) on copyright was greeted by a hackers' revolt on May 24. The decree, named after its sponsor, culture minister Giuliano Urbani, imposes stiff MILAN -- The enactment of I ...

  3. Italian Senate Adopts Harsher Piracy Penalties

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new decree adopted by the Italian Senate last week will introduce tougher penalties for illegal file-sharers. The Decreto Urbani (Urbani Decree) on illegal file-sharing, named after its sponsor--cul MILAN--A new decree adopted by the Italian Sen ...

  4. Italian Senate Passes Urbani Decree

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Italian Senate yesterday approved the Decreto Urbani (Urbani Decree) on illegal file-sharing. In the Senate vote, the decree was supported by the parties in Silvio Berlusconi's government coalitio The Italian Senate yesterday approved the ...

  5. Italy's FIMI, FPM Disappointed Over P2P Decree

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Italian labels body FIMI and anti-piracy association FPM have jointly expressed a "strong sense of disappointment" at a government decree on illegal file-sharing. "The decree makes Italy the only Euro Italian labels body FIMI and an ...