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Pirates

Numbers of users torrenting unaffected by Pirate Bay raid - report

The numbers of users torrenting files has barely changed, despite one of the biggest file-sharing sites, The Pirate Bay, being ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:31AM
Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site to be taken off UK blocklist after turning over new leaf

Former pirate site FilesTube is to be taken off the UK’s blocklist of piracy sites, following a change in its ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 15th 2014 at 11:15AM
The Pirate Bay taken down in Swedish police raid

The Pirate Bay taken down in Swedish police raid

Leading torrent site The Pirate Bay has been down since yesterday morning (Tuesday, December 9), with no signs of reappearing ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Dec 10th 2014 at 9:55AM
Piracy

BMG and Round Hill Music sue US ISP over piracy

BMG Rights Management and Round Hill Music have filed a lawsuit against US ISP Cox Communications, claiming that the firm ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Dec 1st 2014 at 3:31PM

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High Court issues new piracy blocking orders to UK ISPs

Six more pirate websites have been added to the list of domains that UK ISPs have been ordered to block ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Nov 28th 2014 at 3:53PM
Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

Dancing Jesus pirates sentenced to more than four years in prison

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
IP Crime Unit

Government to fund IP Crime Unit until 2017

The Government has confirmed that it will continue to fund the Police IP Crime Unit for the next two years ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM
Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

Australia seeking cost limits for TPP piracy crackdown

A leaked draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s intellectual property chapter shows that Australia wants ISPs to police piracy on networks ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 10:30AM

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Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google ups efforts to highlight legal music services

Google has published an updated How Google Fights Piracy report, explaining how it attempts to fight piracy across its services.

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:59AM
Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Dancing Jesus pirate pleads guilty in BPI-led copyright infringement trial

Following news that the BPI was taking a case to criminal trial involving the Dancing Jesus forum this month, ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 16th 2014 at 11:03AM
NetNames anti-piracy head David Price joins IFPI

NetNames anti-piracy head David Price joins IFPI

Dr. David Price has left global brand protection company, NetNames, to join the IFPI as head of anti-piracy research and ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 8th 2014 at 2:06PM
Piracy

BPI to privately prosecute pre-release pirates

The BPI is due to take a privately investigated and prosecuted case to criminal trial later this month, in relation ...

Coral Williamson
by Coral Williamson
on Oct 6th 2014 at 3:57PM

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Creative Content UK: Will carrots succeed where sticks have failed?'

Creative Content UK: Will carrots succeed where sticks have failed?' Gated Content

The following is written by Mark Owen, partner at Taylor Wessing.


on Sep 23rd 2014 at 3:45PM
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
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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

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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
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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
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