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Entries in 'Copyright Infringement' (58)

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
Piracy

UK ISPs ordered to block more pirate websites by High Court

BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk have been ordered by the High Court to implement another round of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 25th 2013 at 10:45AM

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IP Crime Unit

Police IP Crime Unit arrests third man suspected of running pirate site

Detectives from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit have arrested a man at his Reading home on suspicion of operating ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 1st 2013 at 10:09AM
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
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
Piracy

MPs call for 10-year prison sentence for online pirates

MPs on the DCMS Select Committee have recommended Government extends the penalty for serious cases of online piracy to 10 ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 26th 2013 at 2:26PM

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RapidShare

GEMA hails 'landmark' court ruling against RapidShare in Germany

Germany’s Federal Court has issued what performance rights organisation GEMA is calling a landmark judgement against RapidShare that will see ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 19th 2013 at 2:10PM
NMPA

US publishers file lawsuit against YouTube multi-channel network Fullscreen

US publishers including Warner/Chappell has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Fullscreen, a multi-channel network (MCN) behind some of YouTube’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:23PM
City of London Police

IP Crime Unit could drive compensation claims for piracy victims - report

New details have emerged about the UK’s IP Crime Unit, which is set to launch next month with £2.5 million ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 5th 2013 at 2:16PM
Norway

Music piracy plummets 82.5% over 4 years in Norway

Music piracy has plummeted by 82.5% in Norway in the last four years, according to a new report.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 17th 2013 at 12:13PM

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Google

Google chairman: 'Deleting pirate sites from search is against our philosophy'

Google's chairman has said that deleting websites that infringe copyright laws from the search engine's listings is counter to the ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 15th 2013 at 11:33AM
Piracy

Attempt to 'unwind' Eircom three-strikes rule dismissed

The Ireland Supreme Court has upheld a decision that would reportedly 'unwind' to the three-strikes rule with regards to illegal ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 8th 2013 at 10:19AM
Google

Google URL takedown requests reach over half a million per day

The latest Google transparency report has revealed that the tech giant is now receiving over half a million takedown requests ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 11:50AM
AT&T

AT&T gets patent for file-sharing monitoring tech

ISP AT&T has been awarded a new patent for technology that will allow it to track content being exchanged via ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 1st 2013 at 10:27AM

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The Pirate Bay

UK ISPs block host of new Pirate Bay proxy sites

UK ISPs have imposed new blocks on a slew of proxy websites allowing access to The Pirate Bay.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2013 at 1:01PM
Piracy

UK piracy fight steps up as police visit Pirate Bay proxy owner's home - report

UK police and The Federation Against Copyright Theft are turning the heat up on pirates another notch by actually turning ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 10th 2013 at 3:14PM
Piracy

Irish ISP reluctant to block The Pirate Bay following major label court case

Ireland’s second biggest internet service provider UPC has made clear its reluctance to block copyright-infringing websites following a case brought ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2013 at 11:46AM
The Pirate Bay

Sky Broadband blocks Pirate Bay proxies

Sky Broadband has blocked a number of Pirate Bay proxy websites through which the file-sharing hub could be accessed.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 4th 2013 at 10:04AM
Grooveshark

Five Grooveshark employees agree individual settlements in major label lawsuit

In an ongoing lawsuit with a number of major record labels, four of Grooveshark's former employees, plus another still at ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on May 20th 2013 at 3:46PM
BPI

BPI prepares new action against torrent sites... and Grooveshark

The BPI is readying a new effort to block the domains of websites thought to be infringing music copyrights, with ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 16th 2013 at 10:21AM
Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber sued for copyright infringement

Justin Bieber is being sued for copyright infringement over 2010 track Somebody To Love.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 7th 2013 at 11:11AM
US house of representatives

Congress set for 'comprehensive' review of US copyright law

Congress is to carry out a ‘comprehensive review’ on US copyright law in order to determine “whether current laws are ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Apr 25th 2013 at 11:02AM
Piracy

More music pirated than TV, film and games combined - new Ofcom report

Ofcom has published a new report tracking online copyright infringement during Q3 2012, with music seeing far higher volumes of ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 11th 2013 at 2:52PM