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Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site FilesTube is to be taken off the UK’s blocklist of piracy sites, following a change in its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:15AM
UK vinyl sales pass 1m mark for first time since 1996

UK vinyl sales pass 1m mark for first time since 1996

Annual sales of vinyl albums in the UK have passed the 1 million mark for the first time in nearly ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 27th 2014 at 11:12AM
Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

Fourth round of Music Export Growth Scheme results announced

The BPI and UKTI have announced the next recipients of Government funding through the Music Export Growth Scheme.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 13th 2014 at 9:26AM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM

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Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google has published an updated How Google Fights Piracy report, explaining how it attempts to fight piracy across its services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:59AM
Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl on track to pass 1m sales in 2014

Vinyl sales are set to cross the 1 million threshold for the first time in nearly 20 years, according to ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 17th 2014 at 1:57PM
Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Following news that the BPI was taking a case to criminal trial involving the Dancing Jesus forum this month, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:03AM
Poland

BPI and MPA Poland trade mission applications now open

Music industry trade bodies, BPI and the Music Publishers Association (MPA), will embark on their first ever trade mission to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:47AM

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Piracy

BPI to privately prosecute pre-release pirates

The BPI is due to take a privately investigated and prosecuted case to criminal trial later this month, in relation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:57PM
Music video age ratings pilot to begin this week

Music video age ratings pilot to begin this week

The age ratings pilot scheme for online music videos will begin from this Friday (October 3).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 1st 2014 at 11:12AM
Big Music project

BPI offers funding for paid internships with Big Music Project

The BPI has released new funding for music companies to offer paid internships, via The Big Music Project.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:08AM
UK industry on trade mission to India in November

UK industry on trade mission to India in November

The UK music industry will enbark on a trade mission to India in November, the first since 2006.

on Sep 4th 2014 at 2:10PM

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Wadsworth

Wadsworth bids farewell at BPI AGM

BPI chairman Tony Wadsworth CBE stepped down from his position at the BPI AGM last night (September 1).

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 11:00AM
Cameron

Cameron reveals plans to age-rate online music videos

Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed new measures to help protect children from 'graphic content' in music videos during a ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Aug 18th 2014 at 4:15PM
BBFC

Age ratings to appear on music videos from October 1

Music videos released on physical packaged media that might contain content unsuitable for children will soon be required to be ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:37PM
Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely Gated Content

The BPI will receive £3 million from UK record companies and performers to fight piracy in 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:14PM

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BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:18AM
Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Sajid Javid and Bob Shennan to speak at BPI AGM

Keynote speeches at the BPI's AGM on September 1 will be delivered by Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Culture, Media ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 24th 2014 at 10:11AM
Piracy

Piracy warning letters to be sent in new partnership between rights-holders and ISPs

Consumers found to be downloading copyright-infringing content will be sent warning letters as part of a new initiative between ISPs ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:05AM
Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Last year, Google discarded 21 million takedown requests because the claims were either invalid or duplications of previous notices.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:46AM
Germany

BPI and MPA host trade mission to Germany

The BPI and MPA are offering independent record labels, publishers and music organisations the chance to discover the German music ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 10th 2014 at 10:27AM
More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles get BPI certification boost after streaming integration

More than 80 singles have either been awarded silver certification or have been upgraded to gold, platinum or two times ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 8th 2014 at 11:34AM
LA Sync Trade Mission: Tips and tricks from key gatekeepers in the US

LA Sync Trade Mission: Tips and tricks from key gatekeepers in the US Gated Content

Now in its tenth year, the UK music industry’s annual trade mission to Los Angeles is an educational eye-opener into ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 26th 2014 at 3:35PM
BPI: 'YouTube is wrong to ostracise indies'

BPI: 'YouTube is wrong to ostracise indies'

The UK's recorded music body, the BPI, has criticised what it calls YouTube's 'take it or leave it ultimatum' to ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 18th 2014 at 10:09AM
UK record industry backs indies' battle for fair YouTube terms

UK record industry backs indies' battle for fair YouTube terms

The BPI, the UK trade body representing the three major music record labels as well as some influential independents, has ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jun 5th 2014 at 10:15AM