A YouTube campaign which falsely claims internet users and music-makers will suffer under the European Commission’s (EC) new copyright proposals has been slammed by digital music experts and the EC itself.
YouTube is spreading misinformation about the European Copyright Directive ‘in a direct attempt to subvert the democratic process’, PRS for Music’s chief executive Robert Ashcroft has warned.
‘Everything we do is long term. We’re not building a company to sell. We’re not building a company for a public offering,’ Mute Song's David McGinnis on holding fast in 2018.
Music-makers and rightsholders are a step closer to achieving fairer pay for their work online, as Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) vote to approve the Copyright Directive and close damaging legal loopholes.
Lord Michael Grade has urged the European Parliament to take action in favour of creators ahead of a crucial vote on copyright in Europe tomorrow (Wednesday).
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UK Music’s Michael Dugher writes about the ‘desperate and dishonest’ propaganda being pedalled ahead of the crucial European vote on copyright.
Trade body UK Music has led a delegation including PRS for Music's John Mottram to Brussels in a united show of force to back proposed changes to EU copyright law.
UK Music is urging British MEPs to protect music-makers and the wider industry by backing crucial changes to copyright law.