Music org tunes out suit

Stern, Andy
January 2004
Daily Variety;1/8/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 7, p47
Trade Publication
Reports that the international recording industry body IFPI has dismissed the writ served by Belgian consumer organization Test Achats against record labels EMI, Universal, Sony and BMG that demands their anti-piracy technology be banned.


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