Anti-piracy campaign accused of piracy
06 December 2011
Dutch copyright group BREIN has been accused of infringing music by not gaining permission to use a track for their anti-piracy campaign. Melchoir Rietveldt was commissioned to compose the track for a one-off screening in 2006, but the song has since been recycled for tens of millions of DVDs, without Rietveldt receiving any compensation for it. According to Rietveldt’s financial advisor, the total sum in missed revenue amounts to at least a million euros.