Levies covering the general public’s copying of music onto CDs and devices for personal use are hugely beneficial to creators and rightsholders if managed properly, a new report finds.
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has opened a call for views from the creative sectors on Intellectual Property (IP) and industrial strategy. Have your say...
Organisations representing hundreds of thousands of music creators across Europe have united to call on MEP Axel Voss to address the value gap in the digital marketplace.
Digital Minister Matt Hancock has said the government does not back any proposals for a copyright exception for user-generated content (UGC).
Research has shown that the latest trend in music piracy is stream-ripping - but what is it, and how could it affect you?
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has called for the collecting society's successful anti-piracy strategy to be used as ‘best practice’ for future industry action against copyright infringement.
The UK collecting society for record companies and performers is staging a classical music seminar next month. Apply now for your free tickets...
Sony Music has entered into a partnership with digital distributor Dubset Media to clear and monetise samples of its music used in unofficial remixes and shared on streaming platforms.
Two EU culture committees have voted in favour of addressing the ‘value gap’ in the digital music market to bring fairer remuneration for music creators and rightsholders.
‘We could be in for an era of cultural barbarism’ if the European parliament doesn’t step in to halt the transfer of value from music creators to content aggregators, warns UK Music chairman Andy Heath.