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Entries in 'Copyright Infringement' (28)

Master of the Mix

Universal sues Master Of The Mix TV show for copyright infringement

Universal Music has filed a lawsuit against the producers of VH1 reality TV programme Master Of The Mix for alleged ...

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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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