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.
Copyright reform is the most divisive issue the European parliament has faced in 17 years, says UK MEP Mary Honeyball.
We catch up with PRS for Music chief executive Robert Ashcroft to learn the story behind 2016's record royalty numbers and hear about the society’s biggest challenges in 2017 and beyond...
The Music Producers Guild (MPG) is backing the International Artist Organisation (IAO) campaign to ensure artists’ rights are protected in the digital music market.
The value of music must be upheld across all platforms in order for streaming to become sustainable, PRS for Music’s head of policy and public affairs John Mottram has warned.
EU safe harbour legislation and the repercussions of Brexit on music licensing policies will come under scrutiny at the next Music 4.5 seminar.
Following a recent letter of complaint signed by over a thousand pop stars and sent to the EU president, YouTube is once again under fire from rightsholders.
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.
The European Commission (EC) has outlined detailed proposals for its Digital Single Market strategy, which MEPs in Brussels have ruled to be ‘a step in the right direction’.
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…