PositionSACEM professional association - Brief article

The French copyright society, SACEM, is working towards a European-level "coalition" of cultural industries in order to bring the sector's demands before the European Commission, its Director-General,aJean-Noel Tronc, told AFP on 27 January at MIDEM, the annual meeting of the music industry in Cannes. This "public-private dynamic" should be launched sometime in the summer, in time for the European elections in 2014.

For several days now, the music industry has been calling for internet actors to compensate for the transfer of values', which is detrimental to cultural industries, for example using the Google tax' method favoured by press editors. Tronc recommends joint lobbying by these sectors in...

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