Welcome!

Login

Subscribe

Entries in 'Piracy' (96)

BitTorrent releases pitch to recruit more partners

BitTorrent releases pitch to recruit more partners

BitTorrent has made fresh efforts to entice more artists to use its Bundle service, listing success stories including Madonna and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Sep 15th 2014 at 11:17AM
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
Piracy

Tech giants snub anti-piracy proposals in Australia

A group of tech giants including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Samsung has pushed back against calls from Australia’s entertainment industry ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Sep 5th 2014 at 11:21AM
Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google receives over 1 million take down requests per day

Google is currently being asked to remove up to one million alleged pirate links per day, according to TorrentFreak.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 21st 2014 at 10:00AM

Advertisement

Piracy

74 pirate sites targeted by Police ad hijacks

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has implemented ad banner hijacks on 74 suspected pirate sites to date.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 13th 2014 at 10:29AM
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
Dan Moore

MUSO appoints new Head of Music Services

Anti-piracy company MUSO has hired Dan Moore as head of music services.

Moore joins the company from direct-to-fan specialists, Sunshine ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 7th 2014 at 1:37PM

Advertisement

London Police arrest pirate proxy site operator

London Police arrest pirate proxy site operator

City of London Police have arrested a 20-year-old man, allegedly the operator of proxy service Immunicity and a range of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Aug 7th 2014 at 10:16AM
IFPI gives Austrian ISPs two weeks to block torrent sites

IFPI gives Austrian ISPs two weeks to block torrent sites

The IFPI has written to Austria's largest internet service providers, giving them two weeks to block four of the world’s ...

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Aug 5th 2014 at 11:09AM
Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely

Anti-piracy millions must be spent wisely Gated Content

The BPI will receive £3 million from UK record companies and performers to fight piracy in 2014.

Tim Ingham
by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2014 at 3:14PM
BPI

BPI joins with Scottish Music Industry Association to host free seminar

The BPI has joined forces with the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) to host a free one-day training seminar for ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 30th 2014 at 10:18AM

Advertisement

Piracy

Police implement warning adverts on pirate sites

Advertising on copyright infringing websites is being replaced with official police force banners, warning users that the infringing site is ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jul 29th 2014 at 10:04AM
US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

US Department of Justice to consider making illegal streaming a felony

The Department of Justice has put forward recommendations to the House Judiciary Committee to make illegal streaming a felony in ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:57AM
Piracy

10% of piracy warning recipients re-offend in France

French anti-piracy authority Hadopi has released figures on how many warnings it has sent over its first four years of ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:18AM
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

Advertisement

5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy

5 ways Google wants to help fight piracy Gated Content

Despite being touted by rights-holders as a major facilitator for piracy, search giant Google has outlined five key steps ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:29AM
The Pirate Bay

Pirate Bay: 'Our traffic has doubled since 2011'

The Pirate Bay claims to have seen its traffic double since 2011, despite an increasing number of cyber blocks having ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:21AM
Spotify

Daniel Ek: 'If we can crack Russia, the industry will thrive'

Spotify founder Daniel Ek has identified Russia as a key market to crack if the music industry is to thrive ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 10:37AM
Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Google discarded 21m takedown requests in 2013

Last year, Google discarded 21 million takedown requests because the claims were either invalid or duplications of previous notices.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 16th 2014 at 10:46AM
Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police discover largest underground pressing plant in Europe

Police have raided what may be Europe’s largest underground pressing plant for CDs, DVDs and vinyl records in Germany.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:05PM
Website blocking bill approved by Singapore Parliament

Website blocking bill approved by Singapore Parliament

Singapore's Parliament has approved a bill introducing a civil law procedure for website blocking.

Murray Stassen
by Murray Stassen
on Jul 10th 2014 at 11:23AM
Muso

MUSO's anti-piracy monitoring service goes free

Anti-piracy company MUSO is offering artists, record labels, publishers and managers the ability to monitor how much their music is ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 8th 2014 at 1:40PM
The Pirate Bay

11 ISPs forced to block Pirate Bay in Argentina

11 internet service providers in Argentina have been compelled to block notorious illegal file-sharing site The Pirate Bay following a ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 10:06AM
David Cameron

Prime Minister to 'closely consider' Weatherley's anti-piracy report

Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to "look closely' at a recent report by his IP Advisor Mike Weatherley highlighting ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Jun 26th 2014 at 10:21AM