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A useful review of the recent Digital Music Summit at Belmont University titled “Music industry fights clashing digital battles” with comments from record label associations the IFPI and the RIAA and some different views from consumer champions EFF, amongst others:
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20101003/BUSINESS01/10030328/Music-industry-fights-clashing-digital-battles

Also, in the wake of the cyber attack on ACS:Law and the leaking of personal details of thousands of suspected illegal downloaders and file shares, an update on the Ministry of Sounds’ actions against individual actions in the UK herehttp://torrentfreak.com/anti-piracy-lawyers-face-ddos-before-pivotal-court-decision-101002/ and actions by filmmakers in the USA here http://news.cnet.com/8301-31001_3-20018358-261.html and for Kiss front man Gene (sue ‘em all) Simmon’s views seehttp://www.nme.com/news/kiss/53351

Victoria Espinel, the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement co-ordinator , visited the Future of Music Policy Summit and offered a brief summation of what’s on her agenda athttp://leisureblogs.chicagotribune.com/turn_it_up/2010/10/future-of-music-2010-copyright-czar-outlines-file-sharing-policy-that-paints-many-americans-as-crimi.html

And France’s brand new three strike’s law has launched wit the first wanrning emails being sent to suspected illegal downloaders and file shares. More here All Eyes on France as Officials Enforce New Antipiracy Law at http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303550904575562130775993568.html