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IFPI

(International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) An organization representing more than 1,400 companies and industry associations that is devoted to promoting the value of recorded music. Based in London, its focus is the safeguarding of the rights of record producers and to expand the use of recorded music. For more information, visit www.ifpi.org.
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In France the number of file-sharers using sites like Pirate Bay fell by more than a quarter after downloading by consumers was criminalised in 2009, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.
Meanwhile, John Kennedy, head of music industry group the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry was also reported as saying legal action is being considered.
Overall sales in the music industry were down 12 per cent worldwide in the first half of 2009 and overall the music market has declined by 30 per cent since 2004, that's according to figures released by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI.
According to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, digital sales now account for some 30 percent of all U.
John Kennedy, the president of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), called on the EU "to take action based on the impetus provided by the Elysee's agreement," on 13 May, on the occasion of a symposium on counterfeiting and piracy organised in Brussels by the European Commission's Internal Market Directorate-General.
In March, the government began focusing on file sharing after the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry registered complaints against PirateBay.
Worldwide digital music sales nearly doubled to about USD2bn last year and could amount to 25% of all global sales by 2010, according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).
But the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry report showed that revenues from digital music sales almost tripled last year, from pounds 230million in 2004 to pounds 633million in 2005.
Dance music sales have fallen from 13per cent in 2000 to just 7per cent in 2004, according to figures from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry reports that in 2004, more than 200 million songs were sold through online music services, amounting to a tenfold increase from the previous year.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) said it will sue 24 individuals in Denmark for trading music files online and it warned Britain, France and Sweden that they could be added to the list of target countries.
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has reportedly said that it would sue 24 individuals in Denmark for trading music files online as part of the expanding global crackdown on Internet piracy.

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