Information Society

  1. Business Matters: Mobile Phone Study Brings Both Good and Bad News for Digital Music Services

    October 22, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Nearly half of the world's population has a mobile-phone subscription, according to a new study. The bad news? Just a fraction of those people can subscribe to the music services of Western markets. The world's mobile phone population is ...

  2. French Biz Welcomes Three-Strikes Vote

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The music industry has voiced its approval after the French Senate adopted the "Creation and Internet" law by 189 votes in favor and 14 against. In the vote today (May 13), the Senate did not amend the draft voted by the National Assembl ...

  3. EC Report Optimistic On Digital Future

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST European revenues from online creative content will leap fourfold over the next four years to €8.3 billion ($10.7 billion), according to a European Commission study. The report found that online content will represent a significant share of total ...

  4. U.S. To Retain Oversight Of Internet

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The United Nations World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) voted Nov. 16 in Tunis to retain U.S. oversight of the Internet. The Bush administration and Congress pushed for an Internet free of i WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United Nations World S ...

  5. U.S. To Retain Oversight Of Internet

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vote took place at U.N. World Summit. The U.N. World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) voted today (Nov. 16) in Tunis, Tunisia to retain U.S. oversight of the Internet. The Bush administration and Congress pushed for an Internet free of int ...