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Entries in 'Piracy' (83)

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
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

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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

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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

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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
Piracy

Weatherley: 'Cutting off ad revenue to illegal sites is key to piracy battle'

The Prime Minister’s IP Advisor Mike Weatherley has highlighted efforts to cut off advertising revenues flowing to illegal websites as ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 25th 2014 at 2:53PM
Police IP Crime Unit

PIPCU assists in suspending 188 websites selling counterfeit products

The Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has assisted in the siezure of 188 domain names that were illegally selling ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 23rd 2014 at 10:15AM
AFEM

AFEM members to get $550 worth of anti-piracy software in new AudioLock deal

The Association For Electronic Music has entered into an exclusive partnership with music specific anti-piracy company AudioLock.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2014 at 3:25PM

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Placido Domingo

IFPI chairman Domingo: 'Protecting copyright is one of society's most important missions'

IFPI chairman and world-renowned artist Plácido Domingo urged Governments not to allow copyright to be eroded in the digital age ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 12th 2014 at 10:50AM
Music Inc

UK Music: 'We need to make copyright education fun'

UK Music CEO Jo Dipple has urged rights-holders and key players in IP protection to change their approach when it ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jun 11th 2014 at 3:45PM
Norway to rule on piracy site blocks

Norway to rule on piracy site blocks

Norwegian anti-piracy group Rights Alliance is set to file a case before Oslo’s District Court, aiming to force local ISPs ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:53AM
RIAA

RIAA's revenue hits record low

US recorded music trade body RIAA has published its latest tax filings revealing its revenue hit a record low in ...

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:50AM
Google

Google joins coalition to cut-off pirate sites from ad revenue - report

Google has reportedly joined a new coalition to stop pirate sites earning ad revenue in Italy.

RHIAN JONES
by RHIAN JONES
on Jun 10th 2014 at 10:22AM
Mike Weatherley

10 ways search engines should help battle piracy - according to PM's IP Adviser

The Prime Minister’s IP Adviser Mike Weatherley MP has released a detailed report to Government calling on search engines to ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on May 29th 2014 at 1:15PM
Torrentz.eu domain back online

Torrentz.eu domain back online

Only a day after it was reported to be down, leading torrent search engine Torrentz.eu has been restored.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 28th 2014 at 1:30PM
Torrentz.eu domain suspended following Police request

Torrentz.eu domain suspended following Police request

Torrentz.eu, one of the largest search engines for torrents, has had its domain name suspended after a request from the ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 27th 2014 at 11:43AM
IP Crime Unit

Two arrested in raid for counterfeit CDs

Two people from Lancashire were arrested last Thursday following an investigation into a suspected counterfeit CD operation.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on May 12th 2014 at 9:40AM