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US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

The Department of Justice has put forward recommendations to the House Judiciary Committee to make illegal streaming a felony in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:57AM
5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy

5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy Gated Content

Despite being touted by rights-holders as a major facilitator for piracy, search giant Google has outlined five key steps ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:29AM
PRS for Music launches app

PRS for Music launches app

PRS for Music has launched its first mobile app, available on Android and iOS.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 14th 2014 at 11:10AM
New private copying rules to take effect in October

New private copying rules to take effect in October

Following reviews to copyright law, new rules on the private use of personal copies, quotation and parody of copyrighted material ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 17th 2014 at 11:53AM

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Placido Domingo

IFPI chairman Domingo: 'Protecting copyright is one of society's most important missions'

IFPI chairman and world-renowned artist Plácido Domingo urged Governments not to allow copyright to be eroded in the digital age ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:50AM
Norway to rule on piracy site blocks

Norway to rule on piracy site blocks

Norwegian anti-piracy group Rights Alliance is set to file a case before Oslo’s District Court, aiming to force local ISPs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:53AM
Russia copyright law amendments could block sites

Russia copyright law amendments could block sites

New copyright amendments being prepared by the ministry of communications in Russia could lead to entire websites being blocked by ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 22nd 2014 at 2:20PM
Vimeo launches new copyright ID system to combat unlicensed content

Vimeo launches new copyright ID system to combat unlicensed content

Video-sharing website Vimeo has announced a new system called Copyright Match, which is intended to prevent copyright infringement.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 22nd 2014 at 2:03PM

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Copyright reform: Where will the impact be felt?

Copyright reform: Where will the impact be felt?

The following is a piece by Adam Rendle, associate at international law firm Taylor Wessing LLP:

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 21st 2014 at 3:31PM
David Cameron

Cameron urged to commit to UK's IP Crime Unit

The Prime Minister’s Intellectual Property Advisor Mike Weatherley MP has championed the contribution of the creative industries to the British ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:00AM
IMPALA

IMPALA calls for music sector contribution to EU copyright consultation

IMPALA has urged the music sector at large to add its voice to a European Union public consultation on copyright ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Feb 4th 2014 at 10:39AM
ReDigi

'Second hand' digital market battle reignited by new ReDigi patent

ReDigi has been at loggerheads with major labels and publishers in recent years thanks to its attempts to establish a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 31st 2014 at 1:22PM

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Steve Winwood

Kobalt acquires Steve Winwood song rights, licenses masters for sync

Kobalt Music Copyrights SARL has acquired the worldwide publishing rights to the major catalogue of Steve Winwood.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 8th 2014 at 10:14AM
The Beatles

The Beatles set to release rarities LP in copyright protection bid

A new Beatles LP featuring 59 rare and unheard recordings will be released this week in a bid to renew ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 16th 2013 at 11:01AM
BPI

Copyright thief given 18-month prison sentence

A man who was found to be in possession of one of the largest hauls of hi-tech equipment for use ...

on Dec 4th 2013 at 10:41AM
Grooveshark

PPL asks labels: 'Have you licensed to Grooveshark?'

PPL has sent out another survey to its label members for the BPI, this time asking if they have licensed ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:46AM

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European Union

MEPs call for copyright review to end 'licensing nightmare'

A group of European Parliament members have called for a review of The European Copyright Directive to overhaul a "licensing ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 11th 2013 at 9:50AM
Copyright term for sound recordings increases from 50 to 70 years today

Copyright term for sound recordings increases from 50 to 70 years today

New rules introduced today will see recorded performers and musicians benefit from an extended length of copyright term in the ...

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Nov 1st 2013 at 10:42AM
Piracy

UK ISPs forced to block 21 major pirate websites

UK ISPs will block a record 21 copyright-infringing websites by tomorrow after a High Court judge ruled that they should ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:01PM
Rihanna

Understanding Rihanna vs. Topshop

In March 2012, Topshop started selling a t-shirt featuring a photo of Rihanna taken by an independent photographer. Topshop had ...

on Oct 17th 2013 at 12:22PM
EU

Private copy levy on digital lockers proposed in European Parliament

A proposal to place a levy on digital ‘lockers’ that allow consumers to store their music in the cloud has ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 17th 2013 at 10:55AM
City of London Police

UK Police target domain name providers in war on piracy

The UK’s newly formed Intellectual Property Crime Unit has altered its approach in the battle against piracy, targeting the providers ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 10th 2013 at 11:02AM
Vimeo

Labels allowed to pursue Vimeo for copyright-infringement in court

A US judge has called into question the “safe harbour” defence in relation to 55 specific videos on Vimeo.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 11:30AM
Sam Tarantino

Grooveshark CEO: "Our slow but steady steps are starting to bear fruit"

Following several legal battles with labels over licensing deals and being banished from app stores, Grooveshark's business is reported to ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Sep 18th 2013 at 3:32PM
Village People

Village People's Victor Willis to gain copyright control 35 years on?

Former Village People member Victor Willis is on his way to winning a landmark copyright case that will see him ...

Tina Hart
by Tina Hart
on Sep 11th 2013 at 2:31PM