writes ""The group, signed to EMI since 1967, are disputing the way payments for their digital sales are calculated...Their lawyer, Robert Howe QC, said EMI contend that the sale of individual tracks from albums 'only applies to the physical product and does not apply online'."
If courts side with EMI, wouldn't this defense be contradictory to the legal stance of EMI, "a proud member of the RIAA""Link to Original Source
writes "Securing 7.1% of the votes and coming in fifth place, "Sweden's Pirate Party has won a seat in the European Parliament." The party campaigned for copyright law reformation. The conviction of the Pirate Bay four played a significant role in the party's promising success. "The establishment is trying to prevent control of knowledge and culture slipping from their grasp. When the Pirate Bay got hit, people realised the wolf was outside the front door."
It's encouraging to see citizens rallying for change in government in politically unorthodox arenas."Link to Original Source