Music Industry News

May 26, 2008

Music Industry Drops Copyright Suit Against Russian Music Site

May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Sony BMG Music Entertainment and other record companies dismissed their copyright lawsuit against Russia-based Internet music store, which was accused of distributing millions of pirated song files.

Members of the Recording Industry Association of...

read more

November 05, 2007

Court confirms legality of

On 24 October a district court in Moscow has confirmed the "no copyright infringement" verdict.

Earlier this year, on 15 August 2007 was acquitted of all charges brought up by IFPI. Consequently the Federation filed a protest on behalf of the labels. This protest was...

read more

October 18, 2007

IFPI - now the International Federation of Pirate Interests?

The Pirate Bay has grabbed the domen and is going to turn into a web-site of some International Federation of Pirate Interests. According to Brokep, one of the administrators of the Pirate Bay this will be the new international federation they’re starting “in order to get the word...

read more

October 18, 2007

Madonna drops Warner

Maddona announced that she ends her 25 year long relationship with the Warner recording company. Instead she intends to sign a 10 year contract with Live Nation Inc. a concert touring company. This new $120m deal will include touring, merchandise and releasing of 3 new albums.


read more

October 11, 2007

Radiohead release their new album online for free and with no labels involved

Radiohead released their new album In rainbows on-line for free with no labels involved.
The album is available for download from their site When you are supposed to...

read more


Press conferences

Frequently Asked Questions