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  1. Indie Groups, Retailers Unite Vs. Sony/BMG Deal

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Independent music companies and entertainment retailers Tuesday voiced their concerns to the European Commission's decision to allow music giants Sony and BMG to merge. Independent music companies and entertainment retailers Tuesday voiced th ...

  2. Bebel Gilberto

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bebel Gilberto returns after a four-year hiatus with her self-titled sophomore set. Bebel Gilberto returns after a four-year hiatus with her self-titled sophomore set. News Bebel Gilberto ...

  3. Danish TV Group Owes Money To EC

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission last Wednesday ordered Danish public television broadcaster TV2 to repay $101.4 million, plus interest, in government subsidies. BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Wednesday ordered Danish public television broadcaster ...

  4. China's Piracy Pledge Not Convincing?

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China pledged to reduce physical goods piracy through a nationwide campaign coordinated at the national, provincial and local level by vice premier, Wu Yi. WASHINGTON--"It is what it is." That's what the record industry's top & ...

  5. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. News ...

  6. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  7. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  8. European Parliament Passes Enforcement Directive

    March 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, today (March 9) passed the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which aims to provide a legal framework to protect intellectual property. The Directiv The European Parliament in Strasbourg, Fr ...

  9. Euro Parliament To Vote On Piracy Directive

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is due this coming week to agree on rules that would force its governments to clamp down on music and movie pirates. The European Parliament, the EU's elected assembly, is expected The European Union is due this coming week ...

  10. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST A $143 million U.S. settlement over music CD prices will rain $14 reimbursement checks on 68,000 Americans. The European Parliament in Brussels is expected to confirm new rules punishing music counter A $143 million U.S. settlement over music CD p ...

  11. On The Road

    January 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST There may well be some truth to the old adage "what doesn't kill you will make you stronger," at least as far as independent promoters are concerned. There may well be some truth to the old adage "what doesn't kill you wil ...

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