New regulation is needed to protect fans and event organisers from technology-aided profiteers, and will be enacted before the election.
Posts by Mike Weatherley MP
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The tenth recommendation is possibly the most contentious one – that the UK should appoint a US-style IP Coordinator or ‘Director General’.
Music and movie piracy costs the UK around £400 million a year. My report makes recommendations for cracking down on it.
Mike Weatherley MP: We should follow the money to strangle websites that rip off others’ Intellectual Property
The creative industries contribute a huge amount to the economy – we should protect them from theft.
Secondary ticketing resellers are causing dramatically inflated prices for fans and taking away revenue from performers.