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  1. Gov't, Biz Urged To Unite On Piracy Battle

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST NBC Universal chairman and CEO Bob Wright has called on governments and businesses to join forces in a rigorous alliance to combat piracy and counterfeiting. Wright appealed to broadband providers, Internet auction sites, financial intermediaries ...

  2. Industry Leaders Gather In Geneva For Piracy Meeting

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST NBC Universal head Bob Wright is among dozens of CEOs and ministers in Geneva Tuesday (Jan. 30) for a major two-day meeting aimed at stamping out piracy and counterfeiting. The gathering, under the Global Congress on Combating Counterfeiting and P ...

  3. IFPI Report: Global Music Piracy Cost $4.5 Bil. In 2003

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than one in three physical recordings sold in the world is a pirate product, and an estimated 1.1 billion pirated optical discs were sold in the world last year. LONDON -- More than one in three physical recordings sold in the world is a pira ...

  4. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. <br clear Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure A ...

  5. Global Leaders Told To Beware Of Fakes

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Profits from counterfeit CDs, DVDs and other fake goods are used to finance terrorism, Ronald Noble, secretary general of international police organization Interpol warned in Brussels on Tuesday. Profits from counterfeit CDs, DVDs and other fake g ...

  6. Global Leaders Told To Beware Of Fakes

    May 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Profits from counterfeit CDs, DVDs and other fake goods are used to finance terrorism, Ronald Noble, secretary general of international police organization Interpol warned in Brussels on Tuesday. Profits from counterfeit CDs, DVDs and other fake g ...