Businesses who use music to earn money have been warned to pay their copyright fees to the Fiji Performing Rights Association.
This was the message by FPRA in revealed by the associated in a press conference this morning.
The association has won the case against Lautoka Sugar Festival after appeal for Copyright Music License.
FPRA hopes that the decision will alert businesses to realise their obligation towards copyright.
FPRA Chairman Saimoni Vuatalevu says he hopes this decision will alert a lot of people and businesses who are using music without license to stop ignoring the law.
FPRA has also been doing workshops to inform stakeholders about the copyright Music License.
Money collected from the license is given to the members as copyright royalties.
FPRA, a non-government organisation administer the performing rights of its’ local composer and songwriter members.