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European cultural bodies launch Covid-19 recovery campaign

A group of 110 bodies representing the creative and cultural industries are keeping up the pressure on governments and European policymakers over their post-Covid recovery plans. Impala, the IFPI, ICMP and ECSA are among...
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Music bodies protest latest Article 17 developments in Europe

It almost feels quaint to think back to a time when the passage of Europe's new Copyright Directive felt like an all-consuming, existential issue, given the horrors that 2020 has inflicted on us so far. It was clear at...
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ICMP boss warns of Covid-19 financial hit to come in Q1 2021

When people in the music industry talk about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, they're often thinking about the immediate hit that artists have taken to their live revenues. It's worth remembering that there's another...
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European copyright directive responses are, well, as expected

We fired out a quick alert yesterday with the news that the European Copyright Directive had been approved by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) by 348 votes to 274. Since then, reactions have been flooding in from...
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Canada ruling could force Google to remove ‘illegal’ sites

Equustek hasn’t been on Music Ally’s radar before, as industrial automation solutions aren’t quite our editorial bag. However, a ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada involving the company is making major waves in...
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ICMP questions legality of DoJ’s ‘100% licensing’ push

We’ve been writing about the fury among American publishers and PROs about the Department of Justice’s push for “100% licensing”, but is there likely to be an impact beyond the US?