safe harbour

BPI responds to Lyor Cohen’s YouTube blog

BPI chief executive Geoff Taylor has responded to Lyor Cohen’s 'Five observations from my time at YouTube' blog post, contesting his point that the safe harbour loophole is a ‘distraction’ for the music industry.

MEPs urge EC to close creative ‘value gap’

Fifty-eight MEPs have called on the European Commission (EC) to close the value gap between digital content platforms and creators by clarifying the status of those services operating under safe harbour laws.

Publishers must adapt to thrive

We sat down with Jane Dyball, chief executive of the Music Publishers Association (MPA) Group, to get her take on the main challenges and opportunities facing music publishers as we head into 2016…