IFPI

  1. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. Ahead of the publication of the Gowers review -- due around the chancellor's Dec. ...

  2. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound r ...

  3. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound r ...

  4. IFPI Blasts Baidu China Court Ruling

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The IFPI describes as "inexplicable" a Chinese court's ruling in favor of Bejing-based Web portal Baidu in a copyright-violation lawsuit filed by the international labels group against the portal. The IFPI describes as "inexpli ...

  5. IFPI Blasts Baidu China Court Ruling

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST The IFPI describes as "inexplicable" a Chinese court's ruling in favor of Bejing-based Web portal Baidu in a copyright-violation lawsuit filed by the international labels group against the portal. The IFPI describes as "inexpli ...

  6. Bisbal Enters Copyright Appeal At European Parliament

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT David Bisbal will perform in a special concert at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Tuesday (Oct. 24). The Spanish crooner will also appeal to Parliament President Josep Borrell to extend term of David Bisbal will perform in a special concert ...

  7. IFPI Steps Up P2P Crusade

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 new actions brought. The IFPI is riding a new wave of legal actions aimed at illegal file-sharers. More than 8,000 new cases have today (Oct. 17) been launched in 17 countries, including the first-ever actions against file-sharers in Brazil, ...

  8. IFPI Steps Up P2P Crusade

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 new actions brought. The IFPI is riding a new wave of legal actions aimed at illegal file-sharers. More than 8,000 new cases have today (Oct. 17) been launched in 17 countries, including the first-ever actions against file-sharers in Brazil, ...

  9. IFPI Steps Up P2P Crusade

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 new actions brought. The IFPI is riding a new wave of legal actions aimed at illegal file-sharers. More than 8,000 new cases have today (Oct. 17) been launched in 17 countries, including the first-ever actions against file-sharers in Brazil, ...

  10. IFPI Applauds U.K. Internet Safety Program

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI today (Oct. 10) welcomed the launch in Britain of an Internet safety campaign directed at helping parents better support their children's safe endeavors in cyberspace. The IFPI today (Oct. 10) welcomed the launch in Britain of an Int ...

  11. IFPI's Gooch Promoted To Technology Director

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He replaces Paul Jessop. Richard Gooch, deputy director of technology at the international music industry's trade body IFPI, has been promoted to director of technology, effective Oct. 1. He replaces Paul Jessop, who has been seconded to IFPI ...

  12. Major Labels Settle With Kazaa For $115 Million

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Settlement applies to P2P's global operations. The major record companies and motion picture studios have reached an out-of-court settlement, revealed today (July 27) by the RIAA and IFPI, with Sharman Networks and other operators of peer-to- ...

  13. Major Labels Settle With Kazaa For $115 Million

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Covers P2P's global operations. The major record companies and motion picture studios have reached an out-of-court settlement, revealed today (July 27) by the RIAA and IFPI, with Sharman Networks and other operators of peer-to-peer network Ka ...

  14. IFPI To Sue Yahoo China

    July 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is planning to sue Web portal Yahoo China for copyright infringement. "Yahoo China are operating a service which is infringing on our members' rights," IFPI chairman John Kennedy explained to The IFPI is planning to sue Web ...

  15. IFPI To Sue Yahoo China

    July 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI is planning to sue Web portal Yahoo China for copyright infringement. "Yahoo China are operating a service which is infringing on our members' rights," IFPI chairman John Kennedy explained to The IFPI is planning to sue Web ...

  16. EU, U.S. Join Forces To Stamp Out Piracy

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The European Union and the United States joined forces Tuesday (June 20) in a new effort to crack down on the massive growth in piracy and counterfeiting of products. The European Union and the United States joined forces Tuesday (June 20) in a ne ...

  17. EU, U.S. Join Forces To Stamp Out Piracy

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Strategy, task force to be endorsed June 21. The European Union and the United States joined forces Tuesday (June 20) in a new effort to crack down on the massive growth in piracy and counterfeiting of products. EU trade commissioner Peter Mandels ...

  18. Worldwide Anti-Piracy Conference Kicks Off

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IFPI maps out strategy on opening day. Court proceedings against illegal music downloaders and P2P file swappers will continue despite some improvements in global music piracy, said John Kennedy, president of the International Federation of the Ph ...

  19. Worldwide Anti-Piracy Conference Kicks Off

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT IFPI maps out strategy on opening day. Court proceedings against illegal music downloaders and P2P file swappers will continue despite some improvements in global music piracy, said John Kennedy, president of the International Federation of the Ph ...

  20. IFPI Launches New Wave Of P2P Litigation

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The international recorded music industry has launched a new round of legal proceedings targeted at prolific file-sharing "uploaders." Nearly 2,000 new cases have been launched on Tuesday (April 4) ag The international recorded music ind ...

  21. IFPI Launches New Wave Of P2P Litigation

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,000 uploaders face action in 10 markets. The international recorded music industry has launched a new round of legal proceedings targeted at prolific file-sharing "uploaders." Nearly 2,000 new cases have been launched on Tuesday (April ...

  22. IFPI: 2005 Global Biz Down 3%

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the digital music business surpassed the $1 billion threshold in 2005, the rise in the new format was not enough to arrest a 3% slip in the total trade value of the recorded music business wo Although the digital music business surpassed ...

  23. Leong Named IFPI Asia Regional Director

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The IFPI has appointed Leong May-Seey to the Hong Kong-based role as regional director for Asia. In her new full-time post, May-Seey will co-ordinate the IFPI's priorities across the region. The IFPI has appointed Leong May-Seey to the Hong K ...

  24. Leong Named IFPI Asia Regional Director

    March 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec replaces Giouw. The IFPI has appointed Leong May-Seey to the Hong Kong-based role as regional director for Asia. In her new full-time post, Leong will co-ordinate the IFPI's priorities across the region. She is tasked with duties for leg ...

  25. Report: Euro Digital Biz To Reach $1.9BN In 2011

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music format, the emergent digital music market will account for 16% of the overall pan-European recorded music pie in 2011, a new report predicts. Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music for ...

  26. Report: Euro Digital Biz To Reach $1.9BN In 2011

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music format, the emergent digital music market will account for 16% of the overall pan-European recorded music pie in 2011, a new report predicts. Although the CD will be unshaken as the main music for ...

  27. Hong Kong To Host Industry Summit

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST International and Asian music business heavyweights will gather in Hong Kong from May 10 and 11 for the inaugural Music Matters Conference. International and Asian music business heavyweights will gather in Hong Kong from May 10 and 11 for the ina ...

  28. Bob Geldof Picks Up Award At MIDEM

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Named as one of the personalities of the year. Live 8 mastermind Bob Geldof stopped by at MIDEM, the annual gathering of the music industry, to pick up another prize on Monday (Jan. 23) but he said this one was different. Named with Live 8 partner ...

  29. Report: Downloads Exceeded 420M In 2005

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in revenue from Internet and mobile sales, up from $380 million in 2004, according to the IFPI “Digital Music Report 2006” unveiled today (Jan. 19) Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in ...

  30. Report: Downloads Exceeded 420M In 2005

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in revenue from Internet and mobile sales, up from $380 million in 2004, according to the IFPI “Digital Music Report 2006” unveiled today (Jan. 19) Digital sales yielded an estimated $1.1 billion in ...

  31. Pearcy To Leave IFPI

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit international trade body the IFPI this April after 28 years with the organization. He most recently served as IFPI's director of administration and planning. Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit ...

  32. Pearcy To Leave IFPI

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit international trade body the IFPI this April after 28 years with the organization. He most recently served as IFPI's director of administration and planning. Veteran executive Trevor Pearcy will exit ...

  33. Kazaa Operators To Face Contempt Query

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file sharing operation were today (Dec. 15) ordered to appear in Australian Federal Court on Jan. 30, 2006 to hear contempt of court charges. Contempt proceedin The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file s ...

  34. Kazaa Operators To Face Contempt Query

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Contempt charges to be heard Jan. 30. The operators of the Kazaa peer-to-peer file sharing operation were today (Dec. 15) ordered to appear in Australian Federal Court on Jan. 30, 2006 to hear contempt of court charges. Contempt proceedings have b ...

  35. Garnett Joins Media Rights Technologies

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Media Rights Technologies has appointed veteran music industry executive Nic Garnett as chief strategist and director of international business development. Media Rights Technologies has appointed veteran music industry executive Nic Garnett as ch ...

  36. Garnett Joins Media Rights Technologies

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Media Rights Technologies has appointed veteran music industry executive Nic Garnett as chief strategist and director of international business development. Media Rights Technologies has appointed veteran music industry executive Nic Garnett as ch ...

  37. Italian Senate Passes Ex-Cirielli Bill

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Law to come into effect before year's end. The Italian Senate on Tuesday (Nov. 29) passed the controversial Ex-Cirielli Bill, which, by reducing the statute of limitations in trials for a broad range of crimes, threatens to debilitate the cou ...

  38. Italian Senate Passes Ex-Cirielli Bill

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Italian Senate on Tuesday (Nov. 29) passed the controversial Ex-Cirielli Bill, which, by reducing the statute of limitations in trials for a broad range of crimes, threatens to debilitate the coun The Italian Senate on Tuesday (Nov. 29) passed ...

  39. Aznavour Pushes EC For Copyright Extension

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Barroso meets industry chiefs in Brussels. French crooner Charles Aznavour and industry representatives met European Commission president José Manuel Barroso in Brussels today (Nov. 29) to push for an extension to European Union copyright protecti ...

  40. Aznavour Pushes EC For Copyright Extension

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST French crooner Charles Aznavour and industry representatives met European Commission president José Manuel Barroso in Brussels today (Nov. 29) to push for an extension to European Union copyright French crooner Charles Aznavour and indust ...

  41. Oz Court Imposes Deadline On Kazaa Filter

    November 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST P2P service must apply filter by Dec. 5. Australia's Federal Court today (Nov. 24) gave peer-to-peer file-sharing network Kazaa a deadline of Dec. 5 to either filter copyrighted music from its system or face a complete shutdown. The Sydney co ...

  42. IFPI Launches Massive P2P Strike

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch LONDON -- The international recorded musi ...

  43. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  44. IFPI Launches Biggest P2P Strike

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The international recorded music industry is raising the stakes in its battle against online music file sharing. In its latest round of civil suits, the IFPI's national trade group members have launch The international recorded music industry ...

  45. Italian Biz Anxious On Criminal Code Changes

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The war on music piracy in Italy has undergone a serious setback following the passing of the Ex-Cirielli "Save Previti" Law by the parliament's lower house. MILAN -- The war on music piracy in Italy has undergone a serious setback ...

  46. Italian Biz Anxious On Criminal Code Changes

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The war on music piracy in Italy has undergone a serious setback following the passing of the Ex-Cirielli "Save Previti" Law by the parliament's lower house. The law, approved Wednesday (Nov. 9), is y The war on music piracy in Ital ...

  47. Italian Biz Anxious On Criminal Code Changes

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The war on music piracy in Italy has undergone a serious setback following the passing of the Ex-Cirielli "Save Previti" Law by the parliament's lower house. The law, approved Wednesday (Nov. 9), is y The war on music piracy in Ital ...

  48. Germany's VUT Splits With IFPI

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The German association of independent labels, publishers and producers -- VUT -- is splitting the German branch of the labels' group IFPI, VUT chairman Peter James said Nov. 1. HAMBURG, Germany -- The German association of independent labels, ...

  49. Wurld Media Adds To Board Of Directors

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jason Berman currently Chairman Emeritus of IFPI. Wurld Media has added Jason Berman to the company's board of directors. Wurld Media made the announcement following recent news that they had secured both a new financial team and internal gen ...

  50. Spanish Cops Bust Piracy Ring

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Spanish police have arrested 75 people and smashed a crime syndicate thought to be responsible for shifting more than one million illegal CD-Rs and DVD-Rs each month. MADRID -- Spanish police have arrested 75 people and smashed a crime syndicate t ...

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