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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
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
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