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Entries in 'Copyright Infringement' (51)

Facebook beefs up video tracking tools

Facebook beefs up video tracking tools

Facebook is beefing up its video tracking tools in an attempt to copyright infringement. 

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 28th 2015 at 12:47PM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 11th 2015 at 7:30AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Welcome to the Music Week Morning Briefing, a nice and succinct 8am email delivering you the most important music industry ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 10th 2015 at 7:15AM
Onine Piracy

UK music pirates could face up to 10 years imprisonment

The Conservative government has published a consultation on increasing the penalty for those who “infringe the rights of copyright holders ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 10:19AM

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Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

The High Court has overturned a copyright law introduced last year, which allowed copying films and music for private use.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 20th 2015 at 7:25AM
Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme

Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme

Creative Content UK has appointed agencies to help its education campaign, aimed at encouraging consumers to access content from legal ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 15th 2015 at 10:11AM
YouTube not liable for copyright infringement rules German court

YouTube not liable for copyright infringement rules German court

A court in Germany has upheld a ruling which states that sites like YouTube are only accountable for blocking videos ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 2nd 2015 at 12:45PM
Australia

Australian copyright bill expected to be passed within weeks

A copyright amendment bill was submitted to the House of Representatives in Canberra, Australia this week, which, when passed, will ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 12th 2015 at 9:47AM

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TPB

Dutch Attorney General refers Pirate Bay case to European Court Of Justice

The Netherlands’ attorney general Robert van Peursem has said that he wants the European Court Of Justice to evaluate whether ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 10:38AM
Anti-Piracy

Closure of pirate sites not effective - report

The Shutting down of pirate sites is counterproductive, according to recent research carried out by the European Commission’s Joint Research ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 18th 2015 at 11:18AM
Grooveshark

Rogue Grooveshark reviver: 'You will not stop us'

Less than a week after Grooveshark was shut down due to legal action brought against its operators for copyright infringement, ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on May 15th 2015 at 10:46AM
PIPCU celebrates over 10m website diversions ahead of World IP Day

PIPCU celebrates over 10m website diversions ahead of World IP Day

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has diverted more than 10.3 million illegal music and film sites to an ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Apr 24th 2015 at 2:01PM

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Pharrell

Marvin Gaye's family awarded $7.3m in Blurred Lines trial

A Californian jury has decided that Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I.’s Blurred Lines breached the copyright of Marvin Gaye’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 11th 2015 at 11:00AM
EU Court

Mobile companies not liable for users' copyright infringement, says EU court

The European Court of Justice has ruled that technology companies do not need to compensate copyright-holders when private copies of ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Mar 9th 2015 at 2:31PM
Australians to avoid punishment for illegal downloads

Australians to avoid punishment for illegal downloads

Copyright law proposals being presented today (Tuesday, December 9) to federal cabinet would block Australians from accessing websites like The ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 9th 2014 at 10:39AM
Monster Energy loses bid to void Beastie Boys verdict

Monster Energy loses bid to void Beastie Boys verdict

A judge has refused to throw out the verdict against Monster Energy in the high profile Beastie Boys case, which ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 8th 2014 at 10:17AM

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Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Two individuals who maintained and distributed music pre-release on file-sharing website Dancing Jesus were yesterday sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Nov 11th 2014 at 9:53AM
EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

EU Court rules content embedding is not copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a landmark ruling that embedding copyrighted videos does not ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 27th 2014 at 10:37AM
Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

A leaked draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property chapter shows that Australia wants ISPs to police piracy on networks ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 10:30AM
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
Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

Grooveshark ruled against in copyright lawsuit

The four-year legal battle between Grooveshark and the major labels may be drawing to a close, as Grooveshark is found ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:55AM
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
Piracy

Pirate Bay proxy blocked in continued efforts to tackle copyright infringement

Fresh efforts from copyright holders to tackle piracy have resulted in the blocking of several major proxy routes to pirate ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Sep 11th 2014 at 9:33AM
Master of the Mix

Update: Universal sues Master Of The Mix TV show for copyright infringement

[Update: Je T'Aime Media Group have denied their involvement with Master Of The Mix and claim to have been wrongly ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 27th 2014 at 10:12AM
VK

Labels start legal proceedings against Vkontakte

Russian social networking site Vkontakte (VK) is back in court, embroiled in its second lawsuit over alleged copyright infringement from ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Aug 12th 2014 at 10:09AM