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