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Music Labels Won’t Share Pirate Bay Loot With Artists | TorrentFreak
'aside from prison sentences, they will have to pay damages to the entertainment industries, including €550,000 to several major music labels. The court awarded the damages to compensate artists and rightsholders for their losses. However, it now turns out that artists won’t see a penny of the money, as the labels have allocated it to IFPI to fund new anti-piracy campaigns.'
intellectual-property  missing-the-point  money  piracy  copyright  posttofacebook  fail  wtf  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Acta: Controversial anti-piracy agreement rejected by EU
'A total of 478 MEPs voted against the deal, with 39 in favour. There were 165 abstentions.'
music  money  rights  news  awesome  intellectual-property  piracy  interesting 
july 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Competing with free: anime site treats piracy as a market failure
'Piracy may never go away, but Crunchyroll is out to prove that "competing with free" is possible by treating piracy like a business problem.'
piracy  media  cartoons  interesting  intellectual-property  clever  money  technology  internet  via-Andrew-Ducker 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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