SPPF

  1. 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 ...

  2. France's SPPF Sues YouTube

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT French independent labels collecting society SPPF has filed a lawsuit against YouTube for alleged copyright infringement. In a statement, the producers' body said that more than 100 music videos of its catalog, which had been taken down by Yo ...

  3. France's SPPF Sues Limewire

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST French independent labels collecting society SPPF said yesterday it filed a suit against U.S.-based P2P software company Limewire in Paris' Tribunal de Grande Instance. The society claims recordings from various members are being illegally tr ...

  4. French Radio Stations Threaten Action Over Fee Rise

    October 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The fee privately-held French radios stations pay to the recording industry will be significantly raised from Jan. 1, 2008, a government-lead commission ruled on Oct. 15. Since 1993, the rate was set at 4.25% of radio stations' broadcast inco ...