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The French National Assembly has now adopted the final bill on the sanctions side of the three-strikes Creation and Internet bill to tackle illegal file-sharing, by 258 votes in favor and 131 against.
The French National Assembly on Tuesday adopted the sanctions side of the three-strikes Creation and Internet bill to tackle illegal file-sharing, by 285 votes in favor and 225 against.
The French music business has expressed its disappointment after the National Assembly president's decision to postpone until September the vote on the sanctions side of the Creation and Internet law.
French independent labels collecting society SPPF has filed a lawsuit against YouTube for copyright infringement.
EMI France has appointed Olivier Montfort as president and will begin Tuesday.
Iggy Pop has appeared in Paris to announce the release of a jazz-influenced album via EMI France.
Debates on the Creation and Internet draft law have started in the French Assembly.
Universal Music France is merging its labels Universal Licensing Music and Mercury.
A day after the announcement of iTunes abandoning DRM with all the majors, Warner Music France unveiled its DRM-free offering with download stores FnacMusic and VirginMega.
The wholesale value of the French market decreased to 278.7 million euros ($390.74 million) in the first half of 2008.
Amy Winehouse is facing the threat of legal action after failing to perform at French festival Rock en Seine on Friday.