TITLE

Bulgaria says it is taking action against piracy

AUTHOR(S)
Chendov, Chavdar; Clark-Meads, Jeff
PUB. DATE
July 1996
SOURCE
Billboard;7/27/96, Vol. 108 Issue 30, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at how Bulgaria is addressing the problem of piracy of the record industry. The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry's (IFPI) appeal to the European Union for assistance in dealing with Bulgarian piracy; Comments from Boiko Rashkov, head of Bulgaria's National Investigation Agency; Estimation as to the number of illegal CDs that are shipped abroad annually from Bulgaria.
ACCESSION #
9610177786

 

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