28th November 2023

Brazilian and Peruvian authorities continue ‘Operation 404’ against infringing music services

28th November 2023 – Brazilian law enforcement authorities, together with authorities in Peru, have completed a further series of actions as part of the ongoing ‘Operation 404’, an initiative to tackle infringing services on the internet, supported by IFPI and Pro-Música Brasil.  Operation 404 continues to be one of the largest campaigns of its kind […]

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27th November 2023

Music fans worldwide believe human creativity essential in time of AI

Attitudes towards AI revealed for the first time in largest global study of its kind ~ 79% feel human creativity remains essential to the creation of music ~ ~ 76% feel that an artist’s music or vocals should not be used or ingested by AI without permission ~ ~ 74% agree that AI should not […]

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25th October 2023

Brazilian authorities shut down major illegal filesharing site in Brazil

Prominent illegal filesharing forum, FileWarez, shut down following co-ordinated action by record company bodies and local authorities 25th October, 2023 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, alongside its Brazilian national group Pro-Música, have welcomed the successful action against  – one of the most prominent illegal file sharing sites in […]

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9th October 2023

Record companies successfully act against streaming manipulation site in Germany

Campaign continues against streaming manipulation services that jeopardise revenues returning to artists Berlin, 9th October 2022 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recording industry worldwide, and BVMI, its National Group in Germany, have announced that, following successful legal action, prominent Germany-based streaming manipulation service, has shut down.  The operators of the site are […]

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27th September 2023

IFPI launches four new music charts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and North Africa

Further charts follow successful launch of first ever regional MENA chart in November 2022 27th September 2023 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, has today announced the launch of four new charts, giving music fans, record labels and artists an official ranking on the top streaming tracks in countries across the Middle East and […]

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22nd September 2023

Adriana Restrepo named in Billboard’s Latin Power Players List

22nd September 2023 – Adriana Restrepo, IFPI’s Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean has been named as one of Billboard’s Latin Power Players for 2023. The annual list honours executives across every sector of Latin music. Restrepo has been recognised for her work championing labels’ and creators’ rights and leading the work to improve collection of performance […]

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