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Major change to YouTube rules: Copyright claims now require timestamp
Major change to YouTube rules: Copyright claims now require timestamp
YouTube has managed to dodge the 'copyright mafia' since the beginning, or at least since acquisition by Google, fairly well. I guess having ...... 10 Jul 2019
Finnish court: Pirate Bay founders must pay over 400'000 euros to copyright owners
Finnish court: Pirate Bay founders must pay over 400'000 euros to copyright owners
In Finland, the Helsinki district court has ruled that two of the three founders of The Pirate Bay must pay over 400'000 euros to music industry ...... 25 Aug 2017 - 1 comment
Ukranian man arrested and charged with copyright infringement for running KAT
Ukranian man arrested and charged with copyright infringement for running KAT
U.S. authorities have charged Ukranian Artem Vaulin with copyright infringement, alleging that he ran the world's most popular torrent site, ...... 21 Jul 2016 - 7 comments
82-year-old accused of pirating Robert Redford film, denies
82-year-old accused of pirating Robert Redford film, denies
Patricia Drew, an 82-year-old great-grandmother in the UK, has received a 600 demand from copyright holder TCYK, alleging that she shared 'The ...... 15 Feb 2016 - 2 comments
Kim Dotcom loses extradition battle, may face charges in U.S. over Megaupload copyright infringement but will appeal
Kim Dotcom loses extradition battle, may face charges in U.S. over Megaupload copyright infringement but will appeal
After four years of fighting, Kim Dotcom has lost his extradition battle as a New Zealand District Court judge ruled that the Megaupload founder ...... 24 Dec 2015
'New' Grooveshark already sued and taken down by record labels
'New' Grooveshark already sued and taken down by record labels
Earlier this month, streaming music service Grooveshark shut down and settled for millions of dollars with the major record labels. The record ...... 17 May 2015 - 1 comment
Music sharing service Grooveshark officially shuts down following legal defeat
Music sharing service Grooveshark officially shuts down following legal defeat
Although most people probably thought it was shuttered years ago anyways, the music sharing service Grooveshark has officially shut down. ...... 01 May 2015 - 1 comment
Megaupload coder pleads guilty, admits to illegal downloads of copyright infringing content
Megaupload coder pleads guilty, admits to illegal downloads of copyright infringing content
The U.S. government has its first conviction of a Megaupload employee, nearly three years after a raid took down the site for good. Andrus ...... 16 Feb 2015 - 1 comment
Canadian pirates will get notices from ISPs from January
Canadian pirates will get notices from ISPs from January
Canadians who download and share musically illegally may end up getting notices from their Internet Service Providers due to a new law. Up ...... 13 Dec 2014 - 9 comments
Dailymotion fined for copyright infringement in France
Dailymotion fined for copyright infringement in France
Video sharing site Dailymotion has been fined 1.3 million after a court ruling by the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed copyright infringement. ...... 08 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Man loses copyright case brought by porn studio, may now have to pay over a million
Man loses copyright case brought by porn studio, may now have to pay over a million
Don Bui, an immigrant from Vietnam who is now a naturalized US citizen, will possibly owe porn studio Malibu Media $1.7 million after the judge ...... 23 Jul 2014 - 17 comments
MP3tunes and former CEO found liable in long-standing music copyright infringement cases
MP3tunes and former CEO found liable in long-standing music copyright infringement cases
Michael Robertson, the former CEO of now-defunct digital music locker MP3tunes, has been found liable for copyright infringement in the long-standing ...... 23 Mar 2014
Japanese downloaders can now face prison time
Japanese downloaders can now face prison time
Japanese Internet users who download unauthorized movies, music and games can now face up to two years in prison or a fine as large as 2 million ...... 02 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Student guilty of copyright infringement for running subtitle site
Student guilty of copyright infringement for running subtitle site
The 25-year-old student owner of Norsub.com has been found guilty of copyright infringement. Norsub offered downloads to millions of subtitle ...... 10 Jun 2012 - 14 comments
Legislators want your input on OPEN, an alternative to SOPA
Legislators want your input on OPEN, an alternative to SOPA
Two US legislators, Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Darrell Issa, have fashioned an alternative to SOPA and PIPA, the draconian anti-piracy ...... 13 Dec 2011 - 9 comments
The RIAA jumps into a Las Vegas lawsuit to argue against fair use
The RIAA jumps into a Las Vegas lawsuit to argue against fair use
Always on the lookout for ways to push back against the recognition that any unauthorized copying is legal, the RIAA has filed an amicus (friend ...... 06 Dec 2011 - 6 comments
Internet entrepeneur sues CNET for distributing P2P software
Internet entrepeneur sues CNET for distributing P2P software
As the entertainment industry pushes for legislation to punish sites for profiting from others' copyright infringement, they may be getting ...... 16 Nov 2011 - 7 comments
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
Universal Music Group is suing National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh for refusing to pay $45 million to cover a settlement for ...... 16 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
European Parliament refuses to disclose legal opinion on ACTA
European Parliament refuses to disclose legal opinion on ACTA
Even with the full details of ACTA having long since been made public, EU officials continue to deny public access to vital information about ...... 15 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
RIAA threats against ReDigi show why copyright law doesn't work for digital content
RIAA threats against ReDigi show why copyright law doesn't work for digital content
A service for reselling legally purchased music downloads, called ReDigi, launched in October month after several months in beta. Now they are ...... 15 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
Judge agrees with himself instead of EMI in MP3Tunes case
Judge agrees with himself instead of EMI in MP3Tunes case
EMI continues to lose their fight to prove MP3tunes is liable for copyright infringement. Responding to a filing from EMI lawyers in which ...... 04 Nov 2011 - 6 comments
Viacom begins appeal of YouTube ruling
Viacom begins appeal of YouTube ruling
Viacom's appeal of their lawsuit against YouTube for copyright infringement started today with oral arguments from both parties. They are ...... 18 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
Man facing jail time for embedding video
Man facing jail time for embedding video
Brian McCarthy, the owner of channelsurfing.net, is now facing up to five years in prison after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accused ...... 14 Mar 2011 - 15 comments
Judge demands evidence of actual music industry damages in LimeWire case
Judge demands evidence of actual music industry damages in LimeWire case
With the RIAA asking for $1 billion in copyright infringement damages from Lime Group LLC, providers of the LimeWire gnutella P2P client, a ...... 20 Dec 2010 - 11 comments
Apple accused of infringing copyrights by Japanese publishers
Apple accused of infringing copyrights by Japanese publishers
Four Japanese publishers have accused Apple of infringing on copyrights, saying the company is offering illegally scanned books and graphic ...... 15 Dec 2010 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay founders lose appeal in file-sharing case
Pirate Bay founders lose appeal in file-sharing case
Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundstrom, the founders of infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay have lost their appeal this week, in a ...... 27 Nov 2010 - 22 comments
The truth about RIAA lawsuits: A look at the Joel Tenenbaum case
The truth about RIAA lawsuits: A look at the Joel Tenenbaum case
In 2007 Joel Tenenbaum joined tens of thousands of defendants accused by the RIAA of violating their members' copyrights by sharing files using ...... 24 Jan 2009 - 48 comments
     

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