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Impala Speaks Out Against the UK’s Unwillingness to Enforce EU Copyright Directive

Impala, a leading advocate of independent record labels in Europe, is speaking out against the United Kingdom’s decision to not enforce the European Union’s controversial Copyright Directive. In a statement, Impala said that the Copyright Directive “brings clear benefits” and that all, including “creators, citizens, and of course start-ups,” have something to gain from the […]

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British Government Refuses to Implement the EU Copyright Directive

With Brexit rapidly approaching, the United Kingdom has decided it will not enforce the EU’s Copyright Directive. It’s now confirmed: the post-Brexit United Kingdom will not enforce the European Union’s controversial Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. The directive, which all EU countries must follow, was approved in April 2019. Essentially, the law […]

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Sonos CEO to Congress — Tech Giants Like Google Have Too Much Power

Photo Credit: Sonos Sonos CEO Patrick Spence is going to bat against Amazon and Google. He’s testifying against the tech giants at a congressional antitrust hearing in Boulder, CO today. The hearing comes just days after Sonos sued Google for patent infringement of its multi-room audio technology. Spence alleges that Google’s dominance in the tech […]