Later this month MEPs will vote on the Copyright Directive after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament agreed on the final text in February, and PRS for Music are in full support as it’s a big step forward for creators.
Yesterday (Tuesday) the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs committee approved the provisional agreement on the Copyright Directive and UK Music have subsequently urged MEPs and the EU Council to support the Directive.
‘What happens over the coming days and weeks in Brussels over Article 13 and copyright changes is pivotal to protect creators,’ says chief executive officer of UK Music and a former shadow culture secretary Michael Dugher.
German music creators and their managers have been in the news, calling out labels for ‘keeping a disproportionate amount of income’ from streaming. The Ivors Academy are hosting a panel to explore the current streaming …