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Online Music Piracy Falls 27%

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New figures compiled by the International Federation for the Phonographic Industry, the industry association representing record labels, showed 800m illegally copied music files or tracks were available on the web, compared with 1.1bn in June last year.

On Tuesday, the IFPI said it had completed its first legal actions in Europe, with web-users agreeing to pay average compensation of several thousand euros in separate cases across Germany and Denmark.

Full details of IFPI campaign here