Pierre Lescure

  1. France’s ‘Three-Strikes’ Hadopi Law Gets the Guillotine

    July 10, 2013 5:53 AM EDT The French government has made a U-turn on its controversial “graduated response” law, Hadopi. After mounting criticism in recent months, the anti-piracy experiment has been dumped and will be replaced with a system of automatic fines, accordi ...

  2. French Music Market Continues Decline

    February 06, 2013 10:27 AM EST The French wholesale music market dropped 4.4% to 589.7 million in 2012, according to initial figures released by record label trade body SNEP during last week's MIDEM conference in Cannes, France. Physical sales dropped 11.9% to 363.7 milli ...

  3. Business Matters: Warner Getting Big Gains from Spotify, Pandora, YouTube and other Streaming Services

    August 09, 2012 5:23 PM EDT Warner Gets A Quarter of Digital Revenue From Streaming Warner Music Group is getting good growth from streaming services, which now account for 25% of its recorded music digital revenue. The other important news in the company's Thursday ear ...