The Economist features a lengthy examination of the state of music industry, concluding that the “music business is surprisingly healthy, and becoming more so.” It notes that “rising income from live performance, merchandising, sponsorship, publishing, online streaming and emerging markets has come to counterbalance losses from declining CD sales.”
Archive for October, 2010
Several Members of the European Parliament have written to the Article 29 Working Party to obtain an expert opinion on ACTA’s privacy and data protection implications.
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden has asked that the American Law Division of the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress undertake and provide to Congress an independent determination on the domestic impact of ACTA.
A report from Singapore indicates that the country is “positive about becoming a founding signatory of ACTA.”