Sony Music criticizes Gema digital restrictions

Friday 24 February 2012 | 11:12 CET | News
Sony Music CEO Edgar Berger has criticised German copyright organisation Gema. In an interview with newspaper Die Welt he said that Sony's profits suffer in the millions due to Gema's strict blocking. Berger hopes that Gema will allocate publication rights less restrictively in the future. Germany is one of the few countries where official music videos are banned from YouTube. According to Berger, this is one of the main reasons for the digital music business being so weak in Germany.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Sony / YouTube
Countries: Germany
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