British music industry opposes legalizing rip CDs and DVDs




The music industry in the UK focuses not give down by the decision of the government that citizens have the right to make copies of legally acquired music onto CDs and DVDs. The parties believe that there must be a fair fee opposite.

CD ripping Some speak interest of the British music industry in a joint statement about bad legislation. The free copy of legally purchased music on CDs or DVDs would damage musicians and composers. The parties want to secure compensation for the rightholders under a flag. The goal would be not so much to change the law, but to make it clear that the music industry has been damaged by the decision of the British government, so writes the Financial Times. In a subsequent step should be enforced compensation.

Consumers rip music for years for use on eg PCs or their mobile phones, but in the past was that the legislation in the UK still illegal. The UK music industry is, however, that the government has a serious mistake by ripping music to legalize , for the law should guarantee that, according to them musicians and composers receive fair compensation for their work.

The digital age has the music industry offered many opportunities, but on the other hand, it would have been difficult to keep their heads above water. The income must be distributed over more surfaces than before and therefore any income is important, say the interest groups.

However, the statements are contradictory to a European study last year published . It stated that for instance piracy has no substantial negative impact on the revenues of the music industry.


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