Companies like iTunes and eMusic sell music from different countries online (Photo: EUobserver)

Brussels not planning to regulate online music market

The European Commission is currently not drawing any binding rules to regulate the online music market, despite repeated calls by the European Parliament.

At a meeting with MEPs in the legal affairs committee last month (14 November), the commission said: "The submissions analysed so far show that most stakeholders do not see the need for a framework directive, and prefer market-based solutions to regulatory intervention."

"Our recommendation is not detrimental to cultural diversi...

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