CO-OPERATION WITH THAI GOVERNMENT WILL HELP STEM PIRACY AT SOURCE
- Music Meltdown. Gillespie, Nick // Reason;Dec2003, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p18
Reports that the growth of copyright infringement activities in the U.S. music industry has contributed to the decrease in revenue of the industry in 2003. Overall revenue for pre-recorded music in 2002; Cost of illegal downloads for a year; Proposal to decrease the price range for CD products.
- China Admits To Rampant Piracy. Mok, Davena // Billboard;03/25/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 13, p54
Reports on the prevalence of music and video compact disc piracy in China. Failure of crackdown efforts to control the piracy; Amount spent on audio and video products annually; Copyright legislation introduced in 1997.
- Broadcaster, Labels Unite Against Piracy. Patrick, Steven // Billboard;6/14/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 24, p66
Reports on the union of Singapore's MediaCorp Radio with the Recording Industry Association of Singapore (RIAS) to organize a campaign regarding the adverse effects of online piracy and compact disc burning. Details of the campaign; Background on the educational video produced by RIAS.
- Piracy In Europe. Smith, Gary // Billboard;07/22/2000, Vol. 112 Issue 30, p50
Discusses the effects of piracy on Europe's music industry as of July 2000. Estimated impact of recordable compact disc (CD-R) sales on the industry; Efforts of French and German governments to prevent the illegal copying of music; How the availability of free music downloads on the Internet...
- Going for a song. Els, Frik // Finance Week;1/31/2003, p55
Focuses on the declining sales of the international music industry. Result of piracy; Impact of the Internet file-sharing technology on profit; Decrease of corporate profit.
- Write Once (CD-R) and Erasable Compact Discs (CD-E). // Image Technology;Jan1989, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p30
The article focuses on the impact of the development of CD-R (Write Once) and CD-E (Erasable) compact disc systems on the music industry worldwide. The Board of the International Federation of Phonogram and Videogram Producers (IFPI) assesses that the entry of these systems might block the...
- In U.K., IFPI recruits manufacturers to fight piracy at its source. // Billboard;08/30/97, Vol. 109 Issue 35, p44
Reports on efforts by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) to reduce piracy in compact disc (CD) manufacturing. CD replicators as leading efforts; Availability of technology as leading to a greater potential for unlicensed dupication; Comments from IFPI director...
- GERMANY. // Daily Variety;7/17/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 31, p8
Reports developments in television broadcasting in Germany. Warning of broadcaster RTL to producer Endemol; Demand of media watchdogs for a crackdown on illegal compact disc copying from Internet music downloads.
- Industry concerns over piracy in Israel prompt raid. Clark-Meads, Jeff // Billboard;06/07/97, Vol. 109 Issue 23, p94
Reports on a raid on CDI Limited, a plant in Haifa, Israel suspected of compact disc (CD) piracy. CDs appearing in Europe from CDI Limited, possibly distributed through Patricia Records, in Luxembourg; Action prompted by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) in...