UK Government gets behind on air/on sale

Creative Industries minister Ed Vaizey says he welcomes the decision by Sony and Universal to spearhead the move to same day radio and retail release dates because it answers consumer demand in the digital age and also discourages piracy.

"The internet has revolutionised the way we consume music and industry must respond to the change in demand," says Vaizey, who in a major departmental shakeup today now reports solely to Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who is taking on much of ...

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