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Music Industry Sues Government of Ireleand Over Copyright Reform

The major record labels have filed a lawsuit against the Government of Ireland over delays in introducing legislation permitting ISPs to block access to websites. Record label executives complain that the government has not shared advance copies of proposed legislation and so filed a lawsuit instead.

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January 12, 2012 1 comment Must Reads

CRIA Cash Crunch?

Reports indicate that EMI is thinking about cutting the funding it provides to IFPI, RIAA, and other national recording industry lobby groups.  Given that CRIA is promoting the use of the DRM, while EMI has dropped it, this could mean less funding for CRIA just 18 months after the major […]

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November 29, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

EMI Chairman on Radiohead

"The industry, rather than embracing digitalization and the opportunities it brings for promotion of product and distribution through multiple channels, has stuck its head in the sand. Radiohead's actions are a wake-up call which we should all welcome and respond to with creativity and energy." – EMI Chairman Guy Hands

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October 17, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

EMI’s DRM-Free Music Sales

Coolfer assesses the impact of EMI's move to offer DRM-free music.

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August 15, 2007 1 comment Must Reads

Puretracks to Offer EMI’s DRM-Free MP3s

Puretracks has announced that it has become the first Canadian digital music store to sell EMI's DRM-free MP3s.  Moreover, the service is now open to Mac users.

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August 2, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads