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Entries in 'Copyright Infringement' (40)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
'Pirate' domain registrars reject Police takedown requests

'Pirate' domain registrars reject Police takedown requests

A City of London Police operation requesting the suspension of domains hosting infringing content is not being met with cooperation ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 8th 2014 at 11:02AM
Michelle Phan

Ultra Records files copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube blogger

Ultra Records has filed a lawsuit against YouTube video blogger Michelle Phan for allegedly using some of its artists' unlicensed ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 10:01AM

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Piracy

Piracy warning letters to be sent in new partnership between rights-holders and ISPs

Consumers found to be downloading copyright-infringing content will be sent warning letters as part of a new initiative between ISPs ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:05AM
Piracy

UK ISPs issue fresh pirate site blocks

A number of UK internet service providers have implemented new blocks against a several proxy routes to pirate sites.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:19AM
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
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
VK

VKontakte founder 'fired' and site taken over by Government allies - report

The founder of controversial Russian social network vKontakte (VK), Pavel Durov, has reportedly been fired and said that Government allies ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 10:09AM
Piracy

Mobile music piracy outgrows online torrenting

Pirating music via mobile devices has become more popular than downloading copyrighted material through traditional online piracy routes such as ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:18AM
Piracy

High Court blocks 4 more major pirate sites

The High Court has ordered six ISPs to block four more major pirate sites in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 12th 2014 at 10:04AM
Mike Weatherley

Government IP Adviser proposes prison sentences for illegal downloaders

The Government has been asked to consider prison sentences not only for those who distribute copyright-infringing material online but also ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:24AM