Muso signs deal with Russia's VK.com to tackle copyright infringement

RHIAN JONES

Anti-piracy company Muso has signed a deal with Russian social networking site VK.com (formerly VKontakte) to remove hundreds of mp3 sites that are making their audio library available for free.

VK is widely used as a portal for free and easy access to a large archive of unlicensed music and videos, with a reported 77% of files being unauthorised, according to Muso.

The agreement with Muso allows the constant monitoring of the VK site, with a one-click takedown facility ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...