IMPALA: 'Private copying remuneration remains essential for artists'

European independent music companies trade body IMPALA has joined forces with international copyright representatives to argue in favour of remuneration related to private copying.

In a joint statement released today, organisations such as FIM (the International Federation of Musicians) and others appeared to argue for a so-called 'iPod tax' - a levy placed on devices which would be handed back to composers and creators of intellectual property.

The statement read:

Private copying is becoming a more and more frequent subject ...

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