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EFF criticises Japan’s website-blocking proposals

Japan16-07-2018

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has described the Japanese government’s proposals to introduce website-blocking as “cutting off your hand to deal with a paper cut”, in a statement released on Friday, July 13.

ICANN responds to US gov IANA enquiry

International16-07-2018

ICANN’s board of directors has claimed that “continued vibrancy of voluntary stakeholder participation” demonstrates the success of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority transition, in response to a US government enquiry.

Jägermeister takes shot at GearLaunch over counterfeits

US13-07-2018

Alcohol brand  Mast-Jägermeister took GearLaunch to court earlier this week, accusing the online retailer of “blatant and wilful violations” of Jägermeister’s trademarks.

ICANN’s Whois proposal fails to impress European data regulators

EU11-07-2018

ICANN’s interim proposal for making the Whois system compliant with the new General Data Protection Regulation in the EU has failed to impress European data regulators.

NBA, MLB and NHL tackle online counterfeiters

US09-07-2018

Five US sporting organisations, including the National Basketball Association, the Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, have filed a trademark infringement and counterfeiting claim against online marketplaces.

Piracy levels down among young consumers: UKIPO report

UK06-07-2018

Young people in the UK are watching less pirated content online than they have previously, according to a new report from the UK Intellectual Property Office.

PIPCU reaches 50,000 counterfeit website suspensions

UK05-07-2018

The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has suspended more than 50,000 websites for selling counterfeit goods since its inception in 2013.

Dutch Supreme Court remands Pirate Bay case for review

Netherlands04-07-2018

The Dutch Supreme Court has asked an appeals court to review a case in which local internet service providers Ziggo and XS4ALL Internet were ordered to block file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.

Music stops in ‘Dancing baby’ case

US02-07-2018

A year after the US Supreme Court refused to hear the ‘Dancing baby’ copyright dispute, the matter has been resolved amicably.

Atari accuses custom t-shirt maker Zazzle of counterfeiting

US29-06-2018

Video game maker Atari Interactive has accused online custom t-shirt maker Zazzle of copyright and trademark infringement in a lawsuit filed earlier this week.

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