Judgment of the success of the Hadopi system in France should be based on the facts, not on political posturing.
Hadopi is lowering illegal file-sharing and boosting legitimate digital music sales.
The European Court of Justice, in overturning a Belgian court decision of 2007, says that the requirement of ISP-level copyright filtering goes too far.
Spotify is off to a good start in the US market, with 12.5% paying subscribership.
An “unfunded mandate” for a European musical analog to the Book Rights Registry.
New regulations are proposed while budgets to implement them shrink.
Techdirt gets it wrong on the German news industry’s dispute with Google.