Even Threat Of Jail For Music Pirates Doesn’t Satisfy Recording Industry

Last week the European Commission issued a draft directive to try to discourage music file traders. The directive “called for counterfeiters to be jailed and their bank accounts frozen.” Evidently even the threat of jail isn’t enough for the big recording companies. “The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry said the measures failed to introduce ‘urgently needed measures to hold back the epidemic of counterfeiting’.”