January 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

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French startup Whyd is one of a group of startups aiming to help people collect and organise music from other services

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September 27th, 2013 by Music Ally

Deezer and Orange's longstanding partnership has made France one of the most-watched countries in terms of the potential for telco bundling of digital music

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September 27th, 2013 by Music Ally

Earlier this year, French industry body SNEP caused concern with figures showing that recorded music sales fell 6.7% in the first quarter of this year.

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July 10th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Tech blogs celebrating the death of French anti-piracy scheme Hadopi are a little premature: while Hadopi itself is toast and filesharers no longer face the threat of having their internet connections...

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June 26th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Our lead feature digs behind the shock SNEP figures that suggested the French digital music market tanked in Q1 this year. Downloads are down and streaming is struggling to take off, it claims.

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May 14th, 2013 by Music Ally

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France appears to be the latest country mulling a levy on sales of smartphones, tablets and other consumer electronics devices, with the proceeds funnelled towards the creative industries.

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February 5th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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We’ve heard lots about the growth of streaming-music subscriptions in Scandinavia in recent weeks, but what about elsewhere in Europe? France now has 500k people paying for streaming music according...

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January 29th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Rumours from Midem suggest French industry bodies are lobbying for the government to implement fines for filesharing rather than internet disconnections.

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January 24th, 2013 by Music Ally

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The French anti-piracy body has published some new stats for 2012, saying that it sent out just over 613k email warnings to alleged filesharers, 54.7k registered-mail warnings, and passed 305 cases on...

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