UK Music chief executive Michael Dugher has welcomed the decision by Google to suspend secondary ticketing website Viagogo as an advertiser.
'This could mean the death of music, full stop.' Artists gather to take on ‘greedy’ tech giants who are attempting to block EU plans to give creators a fair deal.
British talent appeal to MEPs to support creators on the eve of a crucial vote on copyright law.
Google has launched new rules for secondary ticketing websites to make them more clearly identifiable to consumers.
Google is launching a new advertising policy that requires event ticket resellers to be certified before they can advertise through AdWords.
The internet behemoth has received more than three billion requests from rightsholders to remove links to copyright-infringing websites from its search engine results.
MPs have criticised Google for allowing sites like Viagogo to advertise with them to sell invalid tickets.
Copyright reform is the most divisive issue the European parliament has faced in 17 years, says UK MEP Mary Honeyball.
PRS for Music’s Member Anti-Piracy System (MAPS) has located 5 million infringing URLs and removed over 80 percent of reported links in year one.
UK rightsholder representatives and search engines have come together to launch a new initiative to reduce the availability of infringing online content.