The IFPI has used its 2018 Global Music Report to call out unlicensed and under-licensed video streaming platforms which are avoiding paying millions to rightsholders for the use of their music.
The EU’s incoming Bulgarian president Boyko Borisvo brings an ‘unmissable opportunity’ to address the issue of transfer of value from creators to digital platforms, industry experts have advised.
Matthew Hancock MP, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, has underlined his commitment to addressing the transfer of value from creators to digital content platforms.
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.
The value gap between digital services and rightsholders is the single biggest threat facing music today, according to a new study from international trade body IFPI.
Digital Minister Matt Hancock has said the government does not back any proposals for a copyright exception for user-generated content (UGC).
Digital minister Matt Hancock MP has outlined government plans for greater online regulation to address the value gap, attracting approval from recorded music trade body, the BPI.
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.
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.
Labour MP Tom Watson has called on members of the European parliament to use their voting rights to close the ‘value gap’ between digital service providers and music creators.