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Music labels insist on power to sanction pirates in France

Friday 25 May 2012 | 12:05 CET | News
Music labels are awaiting with some trepidation the consultation process promised by France's new government to establish the basis for what president Hollande has called "Act 2 of the Cultural Exception". Music publishers told Les Echos they are willing to engage in the dialogue but they are opposed to a talking process if it only serves to legitimate establishing a system already agreed by new administration that would remove the power of sanctions against persistent illegal downloaders. This is a red line, according to copyright holders' association SNEP's president Denis Ladegaillerie,

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