It’s no secret that various corporate rights holders have been filing lawsuits in Canada. Now, the movie industry is denying that they’ve done so.
It is looking like Spain may become the latest country to have ISPs block access to filesharing and streaming sites.
It seems that copyright infringement through file-sharing networks may be eroding these days. A new study by Kantar Media says that copyright infringing activities has suffered over the years while use of legal services continue to rise.
Last week, Swedish BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay, was shut down. While the hope for anti-piracy organizations was that the shut down would have a major impact on copyright infringement, it turns out, but an anti-piracy tracking company’s own statistics, this was absolutely not the case.
As if things couldn’t get any worse for supporters of the secretive Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), they have. Members of European Parliament (MEPs) have submitted a written declaration that they oppose ACTA.
With the Pirate Party of Sweden on the rise, you’d think that diverting police resources to target alleged copyright infringers such as file-sharers online would be political suicide in that country. After copyright law reforms and the prosecution of the admins of The Pirate Bay, it appears as though the citizens of Sweden will have […]
The Australian Attorney-General’s Department is looking to increase the penalties for copyright infringement, and has outlined its proposal in a new draft resolution.
Whoever said that things couldn’t be any worse is probably eating his/her hat right now. CNET News is reporting that there are proposals to expand copyright restrictions on the DMCA.