Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas
|Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas
|Seat||Buenos Aires , Argentina|
|founding||June 25, 1958
The Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas , CAPIF for short , is a collecting society from Buenos Aires , which represents the rights of use from the copyright of those composers , lyricists and publishers of musical works in Argentina who are members of CAPIF. CAPIF is a member of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) and is a non-profit organization (NPO) that is integrated into multinational and national labels.
CAPIF was founded on June 25, 1958 and is now headed by Guillermo Castellani. On January 24, 2012, the website of the CAPIF was hacked by Anonymous as part of the protest against SOPA and PIPA and put out of action for several hours.
Limits to the award of phonograms
The CAPIF first awarded gold or platinum status in January 1980 for a particularly high number of records sold. Between 1980 and 2000, the following sales figures were necessary to be awarded gold or platinum status:
|Award||until December 31, 2000||since January 1, 2001|
|2 × platinum||120,000||80,000|
|Award||until December 31, 2000
|until December 31, 2008
|since January 1, 2009
|2 × platinum||200,000||-||40,000|
|Award||until December 31, 2010||since January 1, 2011|
|2 × platinum||16,000||30,000|
|Award||until December 31, 2000|
|2 × platinum||400,000|
- ↑ "Qué es CAPIF [What is CAPIF]" ( Memento of the original dated December 6, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. (Spanish). CAPIF. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
- ^ Institucional. (No longer available online.) CAPIF, archived from the original on September 3, 2015 ; Retrieved September 3, 2015 (Spanish). Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- ↑ cronista.com: Hackeo a CAPIF y SADAIC (Spanish)
- ↑ Discos de Oro y Platino. In: Capif.org.ar. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011 ; Retrieved January 4, 2011 .