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14th December 2018

Joint statement from IFPI and RIAJ on the EU-Japan FTA

On December 7th and 12th, the Diet of Japan and the European Parliament both held their respective votes in favour of ratification of the EU-Japan trade agreement.

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13th December 2018

Rightsholders unite in calling for an effective solution to the Value Gap

As the European Commission, Parliament and Council meet in Strasbourg to negotiate the Copyright Directive, a broad coalition of rightsholders have called for them to remember the original objective of the legislation, which is to correct the distortion of the digital marketplace caused by User Upload Content (UUC) services.

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7th December 2018

EU Commission publishes first ‘Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List’

Report highlights continuing threat of music copyright infringement, including stream ripping sites

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21st November 2018

Joint Music Sector Statement – YouTube’s Fact-Free Fear-Mongering

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9th November 2018

Statement from Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, in response to Google’s Anti-Piracy Paper

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12th October 2018

IFPI calls for swift ratification of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

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In 2020 music consumption rose for a 6th consecutive year, an 8.2% rise on 2019, with fans turning to music to get through 2020. There were 139 billion audio streams, with growth fueled by streaming and by label A&R and marketing investment. Read more: https://bit.ly/3pHR6Yg

Read IFPI’s statement on the @EU_Commission’s Digital Services Act https://www.ifpi.org/ifpi-statement-on-the-european-commissions-digital-services-act/