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Status of So-called “Unauthorized Music Apps” and Counter Activities of the Music Industry
OutlineSo-called “Unauthorized Music Apps” that stream brand-new music tracks for free of charge, such as MusicFM, have gained a huge popularity among younger generation users in Japan. Those apps have been seriously damaging music right holders by facilitating and promoting the use of unauthorized music and have also affected healthy development of legitimate music services. The presenters will brief the status of those apps and counter activities conducted by music organizations and relevant parties.
Yoichiro Hata (Director General, the Recording Industry Association of Japan)
Akihiko Takahashi (Chief Operation Ofﬁcer, LINE MUSIC Corporation)
DateOctober 28th (mon) 16:00 ~ 17:00