The country’s piracy rate has nearly doubled to almost 70 percent over the past two years.
The illegal trade of pirated music is a worldwide problem, costing the legitimate music industry billions of dollars in lost …Read full article » Lebanon: Saturday, July 05 - 2003 @ 11:02
IFPI, representing the global recording industry, today commended the Egyptian authorities for their commitment to tackling the country’s very high level of music piracy. Next to the Lebanon, where the piracy rate is almost …Read full article » Egypt: Sunday, July 06 - 2003 @ 13:14
The AMA is a regional membership driven initiative, endorsed by Dubai Media City (DMC) and the government in Dubai to promote and enhance creativity in Arabian music across the Middle East and North Africa.
The AMA …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, February 18 - 2004 @ 13:03
The findings were made available by the IFPI in its Commercial Piracy Report 2004. The music industry’s global trade body issued a “wake up call” to governments in 10 priority countries around the world …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Saturday, August 07 - 2004 @ 11:57
IFPI Worldwide Director for Enforcement, Iain Grant, and other IFPI delegates including Regional Coordinator of Anti-Piracy Enforcement at IFPI Willem van Adrichem, visited Kuwait, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt and Pakistan to outline areas of concern in …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, April 19 - 2004 @ 11:58
The meeting earlier this month, brought together members of the regional committee of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). IFPI is the international music industry body representing 1,500 record producers in 76 …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, October 27 - 2003 @ 14:12
The Middle East, a growing area of concern for IFPI, will be a major focus area in 2004 after the last regional meeting of IFPI, held in Beirut in 2004, revealed alarmingly high levels of …Read full article » Kuwait: Saturday, March 20 - 2004 @ 15:41
The meeting will be hosted by Dubai’s Technology, E-Commerce & Media Free Zone (TECOM).
Top representatives from leading international and regional music companies will be attending the meeting. The international companies represented at the meeting will …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Sunday, October 05 - 2003 @ 16:48
The delegation discussed the importance of implementing strong measures to protect Intellectual property rights (IPR) in the music industry in the Middle East.
The delegation consisted of representatives from leading international and regional music companies, including …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Monday, October 06 - 2003 @ 15:59
Kuwait has been named by IFPI and BSA as having one of the highest levels of piracy within the Gulf States. In the year 2003, music piracy for Arabic and International repertoire reached approximately 60 …Read full article » Kuwait: Tuesday, March 02 - 2004 @ 14:44