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Entries in 'Copyright Infringement' (58)

Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

Vinyl sales surge 60% year-on-year

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 15th 2016 at 7:40AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world

SFX granted $15m to pay artist advances 

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Apr 13th 2016 at 7:35AM
PRS for Music launches new system to combat online piracy

PRS for Music launches new system to combat online piracy Gated Content

PRS For Music has launched its new anti-piracy take-down tool, MAPS.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Mar 1st 2016 at 9:54AM
Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

Cox to pay BMG $25m for copyright infringement

James Hanley
by James Hanley
on Dec 18th 2015 at 7:20AM

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Aurous settles with RIAA

Aurous settles with RIAA Gated Content

Only a couple of months after its launch in October, controversial Florida-based music service Aurous has agreed to cease all ...

by Emmanuel Legrand
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:21AM
VKontakte 'cleared' in dispute with Warner and Universal

VKontakte 'cleared' in dispute with Warner and Universal Gated Content

On September 30, Russian social network vKontakte (VK) was ordered by a Russian court to use effective technology to prevent ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Oct 7th 2015 at 3:40PM
PIPCU arrest Liverpool man in Top 40 music leak investigation

PIPCU arrest Liverpool man in Top 40 music leak investigation Gated Content

Detectives from the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) have arrested a Liverpool man on suspicion of illegally distributing the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 10:33AM
Facebook beefs up video tracking tools

Facebook beefs up video tracking tools Gated Content

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

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Overnight news from around the world

Overnight news from around the world Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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
Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK

Private copying for personal use illegal again in the UK Gated Content

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

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Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme

Creative Content UK appoints agencies to support major education programme Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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
TPB

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

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

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Anti-Piracy

Closure of pirate sites not effective - report Gated Content

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' Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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 Gated Content

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