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. French Producers Call For Increased Private Copying Tax

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST French producers' collecting societies SPPF and SCPP (which includes the four majors) unveiled contrasted figures for 2008, both subject to later fine-tuning. SCPP income was down 4.8% to €58.3 million ($76.5 million). According to SCPP, the ...

  4. French Labels Gets Tough On Net Music Useage

    December 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST French independent labels collecting society SPPF has warned it would no longer tolerate Internet firms using the music of its members without authorization. In a statement issued Dec. 17, the organization stated, "For years, SPPF has been ob ...

  5. French Societies Block Blogmusik

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST French collecting societies SACEM and SPPF are claiming victory after taking action against Paris-based music service Blogmusik.net. SACEM, which represents songwriters and publishers, and SPPF, which represents independent labels, separately issu ...

  6. French Court Sentences File-Sharer

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the first high-profile case of its kind in France, a civil court 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 LONDON -- In the first high-profile ca ...

  7. French Court Sentences File-Sharer

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the first high-profile case of its kind in France, a civil court 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 LONDON -- In the first high-profile ca ...

  8. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  9. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  10. French Society SPPF Links With OD2

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collection society SPPF has struck a digital distribution agreement on behalf of its independent label members with OD2. French collection society SPPF has struck a digital distribution agreement on behalf of its independent label members w ...