DEEP PURPLE Fined For ‘Illegally’ Performing Its Own Songs

[…] According to the court’s ruling, the musicians — Ian Gillan, Ian Paice and Roger Glover — should have obtained a license from the all-Russian NGO, «Russian Authors’ Society» for the public performance of any of their songs. The organization represents the rights of foreign performers in Russia — even without these performers giving the NGO permission to represent them.

Como dice el refrán: mal de muchos, patada en los huevos. Consuela ver que no somos los únicos idiotas sufriendo a determinado tipo de gentuza.