board in a "hush-hush operation" ( German : Nacht-und-Nebel-Aktion ) without a resolution from the General Assemblyand which just. Reinhold Kreile about the 66th business year (1999 delivered to the general assembly of gema on "gema Annual Business Report 2010" (PDF). Collecting societies have joined together internationally into umbrella groups such as the Confdration Internationale des Socits d'Auteurs et Compositeurs ( cisac using this organization as a lobby group to influence governments, international organisations, and the European Community. You need to ask this question to the collecting society gema, who is very restrictive in its copyright licensing. Retrieved 26 February 2014. "gema präsentiert Tarifreform 2013 - Diskotheken-Betreiber wehren sich!" (in German). "German court orders Google to police copyright violations". The, gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte gEMA ; English: Society for musical performing and mechanical reproduction rights) is a government-mandated collecting society and performance rights organization based in Germany, with administrative offices.
According to a fee-calculator on the website of the Bundesverband Deutscher Discotheken und Tanzbetriebe (English: Association of German Discos and Dance Venues 64 the tariffs will be far higher. In Sweden, the corresponding agency is stim : Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyr (English: Swedish Performing Rights Society). 1 2 Membership in gema is necessarily voluntary, since all usage rights (stemming from German authors' rights law ) are reserved exclusively by the author. Retrieved 25 September 2011. He accused opponents of copyright with undermining the value of art.