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16th December 2020

IFPI statement on the European Commission’s Digital Services Act

Commenting on the publication of the Digital Services Act Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, said:

“We strongly support the European Commission’s goal to ensure greater accountability and transparency of digital services and to introduce effective obligations to tackle illegal content online.

“This proposal represents an important starting point and we look forward to working with the European Parliament and the Council to ensure the legislation fulfils its vital goal.”

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Sound Advice, a new book that aims to help aspiring musicians and those that work with them with their mental and physical health as they move through their career is released today. Available to buy now 👇🔗

Following an online hearing in two cases, the High Court has today ruled that cyberlocker and stream ripping sites, and a stream ripping app infringe UK copyright, and has ordered internet companies to block them.

Read more: https://bit.ly/3dMBgsC

After years of data-processing for all music industry players and gaining expertise on challenges they face, it was a natural next step to develop a software that could upgrade copyright management operations. https://www.ifpi.org/soundsys-launched-to-drive-improvements-in-performance-rights-revenue-distribution/ A pleasure to work with @IFPI_org as always.