Marc Guez

  1. French SCPP Report: Rights Income Increases 10 Percent, Digital Continues Growth, Illegal Copyright Claims Down

    January 24, 2012 11:06 AM EST The SCPP, the French society in charge of royalty collections for music labels - including the four majors - saw a nearly 10 percent growth in income in 2011, up to €71.2 million from its 2010 level. This growth can largely be attributed to the ri ...

  2. French Societies Reveal Neighboring Rights Income

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST French labels' collecting societies SCPP (which includes the four majors) and SPPF unveiled initial figures for 2009, both subject to later fine-tuning. SCPP income was down 11.3% year-on-year to €61.9 million ($89.6 million), a drop SCPP att ...

  3. French Biz Given Access To Monitor Downloaders

    May 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT French music copyright holders should be able to intensify their fight against illegal file-sharers following an appeal judgment filed by the highest administrative court in France. The Conseil d'Etat on May 23 canceled an October 2005 decisi ...

  4. France's SCPP To Step Up Battle With File-Sharers

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its legal action against illegal file-sharers, director general Marc Guez said yesterday (June 28) during its annual press meeting in Paris. French collecting society SCPP is poised to resume its ...

  5. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  6. France Proposes To OK DRM-Cracking Software

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST France is pushing through a law that would force Apple Computer to open its iTunes online music store and enable consumers to download songs onto devices other than the computer maker's popular iPod p France is pushing through a law that woul ...

  7. French Court Sentences File-Sharer

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Teacher to pay €10,200 in damages. In the first high-profile case of its kind in France, a civil court yesterday (Feb. 2) sentenced a 28-year-old file-sharer to pay a suspended fine of €3,000 ($3,940), plus €10,200 ($13,300) in damages. ...

  8. French Court Sentences File-Sharer

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the first high-profile case of its kind in France, a civil court yesterday (Feb. 2) sentenced a 28-year-old file-sharer to pay a suspended fine of €3,000 ($3,940), plus €10,200 ($13,3 In the first high-profile case of its ...

  9. French Court Prohibits Exchanging Physical Copies Of Movies

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of €20,000 ($26,492) for exchanging physical copies of films. PARIS -- Two French individuals have received two-month suspended sentences and fines of €20,000 ( ...

  10. French Music Biz Begins Suing P2P Users

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. PARIS -- The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society th ...

  11. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  12. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...

  13. French Industry Starts Suing P2P Users

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. The French music industry has filed its first legal procedures against individual peer-to-peer users. Labels' collecting society the SCPP on ...