Sorry for posting a link to a 2009 version of the article, but if you do a Google search you can follow regular updates coming from Europe - vote is scheduled for Sept. 12.
From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Nelson-Strauss, Brenda
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Subject: EU extends sound recording copyrights