Epic Games, creator of popular video game Fortnite, has hit back at claims that it stole rapper 2 Milly’s signature ‘Milly Rock’ dance, arguing that “no one can own a dance move”.
“Foreign countries are increasingly prone to imposing onerous IP regulations aimed at US internet companies”, according to the Computer & Communications Industry Association.
The US Copyright Royalty Board has announced that it will raise the royalty rates paid to songwriters for the streaming of their music for the five-year period from 2018-2022.
A New York City-based photographer has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against British newspaper Daily Mail.
The number of piracy sites in Russia increased by 43% last year, according to data from anti-piracy firm WebKontrol, despite increased efforts to block such websites.
A US court has thrown out a copyright infringement case after ruling that it doesn’t have jurisdiction over Russian websites Flvto and 2conv.
Film and music industry groups are calling for anti-piracy measures including website-blocking to be included in any UK-US trade deal.
Online forum Reddit Soccer Streams has been forced to abandon its streaming of live football over concerns about copyright infringement.
The English Premier League has opened its first international office, in Singapore, to fight piracy of its content in the Asia-Pacific region.
South Korea is to step up its efforts to crack down on online piracy websites, it has been reported.