What is MIDEM? http://www.midem.com/
Each January, the global music industryï¿½s key players meet in Cannes to do deals, network, learn about the sectorï¿½s future, and check out hot new talent. Today, MIDEM attracts nearly 10,000 delegates from almost 100 countries, from the recording, publishing, live, sync, digital and mobile sectors. It is as such the source of profitable new music business. Beyond its showfloor, MIDEM also offers high-level conferences, cutting-edge concerts and events, and numerous business servicesï¿½
They have the idea of censorship against copyright violation and filesharing. The big ISP should limit the access to filesharing networks and similar content in the internet. Like google china censorship is possible and they want to use similar techniques to prevent copyright violations worldwide.IFPI-Head
At one time you were considered a new media philistine if you wanted to regulate the internet. But then Google promised the Chinese government that censorship was possible. Then Google blacklisted BMW in the internet world for anti-social behaviour. It seems policing is acceptable for all sorts of things but not intellectual property!
With cooperation from ISPs, we could make huge strides in tackling content piracy globally. Disconnection of service for serious infringers should become the speeding fine or the parking ticket of ISP networks. We need government help to make it clear that ISPs must face up to their responsibilities and cut off copyright infringing users.
unbelievably, now they lost any sense of reality
apropos of "intellectual property" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual_property#Critique