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5th July 2021

IFPI and music groups in Brazil help tackle music streaming manipulation

5th July 2021 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Brazilian national group, Pro-Música Brasil, have announced further successful actions against music streaming manipulation services in the country, following fourteen sites ceasing to offer the service last year. Already, more than 65 streaming manipulation services have been affected by […]

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14th June 2021

IFPI and 17 representatives from Europe’s creative sectors raise concerns regarding the European Commission’s guidance on Article 17

Read the full letter here.

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12th June 2021

Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, Awarded MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

11th June 2021 – Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, the organisation that represents the recording industry worldwide, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Moore joins the Members of the Order of the British Empire and is recognised for her services to the music industry in the list unveiled on 11th […]

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5th May 2021

Recording industry takes action against Vimeo for making available infringing music content

5th May 2021  – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, together with its Italian national group FIMI and the Italian anti-piracy organisation FPM, has coordinated a legal action on behalf of its record company members against online content sharing service Vimeo in Italy. The action is based on Vimeo’s failure to prevent unlicensed music appearing on […]

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4th May 2021

IFPI statement on the publication of the EU Priority Third Countries Report 2021

4th May 2021 – The European Commission has published its EU Priority Countries Report (here) in order to strengthen the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR) in countries outside of the European Union.  The report identifies “priority countries” in which the state of IPR protection gives rise to the greatest level of concern […]

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30th April 2021

Comment from IFPI on the Helsinki Court of Appeal’s decision in The Pirate Bay case

30th April 2021 – We welcome the decision from the court today. Copyright infringement harms the music ecosystem and prevents music creators from being fairly compensated. Right holders have been forced to pursue The Pirate Bay across multiple jurisdictions in Europe over a ten-year period. Despite a vast number of court decisions confirming the illegality […]

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