News Burst: Music industry lambasts Philips

An increasingly irritable music industry has spoken out against Philips for introducing CD-copying equipment without consulting it first about copyright abuse.
Written by Richard Barry, Contributor

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) has criticised Philips for the introduction of its latest CD-R equipment, including a twin-deck ‘audio separate' capable of 2x copy speeds. Last week the IFPI added its support to a lawsuit against Diamond Multimedia from the Recording Industry Association of America accusing Diamond of violating copyright regulations with its forthcoming Rio MP3 walkman.

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