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Entries in 'copyright' (53)

Blurred Lines

Blurred Lines trial set for resolution today

The trial to determine whether Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams plagiarised parts of the late Marvin Gaye's 1997 track Got ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Mar 6th 2015 at 3:06PM
ASCAP

ASCAP hits the $1bn threshold in revenues

ASCAP has become the first performance rights society in the world to report revenues in excess of $1 billion.

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:00AM
US

US Copyright Office makes proposals to modernise music licensing

The United Sates music industry is preparing for a major overhaul of its copyright framework following the disclosure on February ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Feb 6th 2015 at 10:03AM

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Parliament

Government backs down over removal of copyright protection for unpublished works

The Government has halted a proposed move that would see law protecting the copyright of certain unpublished sound recordings up ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 29th 2015 at 3:31PM
Finland

Finland to introduce private copying compensation

Finland is to introduce a government fund to compensate artists for the private copying of music and films.

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 15th 2014 at 10:29AM
YouTube launches music copyright tracking feature

YouTube launches music copyright tracking feature

YouTube has launched a new feature called Content ID that will determine if an uploaded video contains copyrighted music.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 9th 2014 at 11:02AM
Grooveshark to launch digital radio app

Grooveshark to launch digital radio app

Grooveshark will launch a radio service application in January in an attempt to legitimise the services offered by the company.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:24AM

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Parliament

Industry files for judicial review over lack of compensation in private copying exception

The Musicians’ Union, BASCA and UK Music have launched an application for a judicial review of the Government’s introduction of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:15PM
Vince Power

PRS 'strongly denies' Vince Power allegations, legal action continues

PRS for Music has responded to Vince Power's assertion that the organisation wrongly claimed that Hop Farm did not have ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 27th 2014 at 12:02PM
Mike Weatherly MP publishes report on copyright education

Mike Weatherly MP publishes report on copyright education

Mike Weatherley MP, the Prime Minister’s advisor on intellectual property (IP), has released a report focusing on copyright education and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 10th 2014 at 2:10PM
Young Turks hits out at Hugo Boss for 'fake' xx track

Young Turks hits out at Hugo Boss for 'fake' xx track

Young Turks have hit out at fashion designer Hugo Boss for using what it calls a fake version of a ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Oct 7th 2014 at 11:20AM

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Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Personal copying exception comes into effect in UK IP law

Changes to IP law that allow consumers to legally make copies of content for personal use have come into effect.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 3:09PM
Monster Energy

Monster hit with another Beastie Boys lawsuit

Monster Beverage Corp has found itself on the end of another Beastie Boys-related lawsuit after losing a $1.7 million copyright ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 26th 2014 at 11:36AM
SiriusXM loses pre-1972 court battle in US

SiriusXM loses pre-1972 court battle in US

In a decision that could have ramifications across the US music industry, a California federal judge has deemed Flo & ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 24th 2014 at 2:31PM
4CHan

4Chan to implement DMCA copyright policy

US website 4Chan has pledged to implement a Digital Millennium Copyright Act policy to allow content owners to get material ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Sep 8th 2014 at 9:34AM

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Parliament passes 'right to parody' law

Parliament passes 'right to parody' law

The House of Lords has voted in favour of a law that will give people the right to alter copyrighted ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 1st 2014 at 1:43PM
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
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