A Texas court has ruled the University of Houston System, which comprises four constituent universities, did not take a photographer’s private property by using an image he owns on its website.
One of the attorneys behind a $3 million copyright infringement scheme involving pornographic films has been sentenced to 14 years in prison, the US Department of Justice has announced.
Mixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship is suing a New York bar and its proprietor for copyright infringement, alleging that the bar broadcast an October 2016 event without a licence.
The Spanish Data Protection Agency has hit the organisers of Spain’s top football division La Liga with a €250,000 fine for breaching EU data protection law when monitoring online piracy.
Australian media and entertainment corporation, the Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, has won a court order to block 76 piracy websites owned and operated by 51 entities.
An Indian court has issued an injunction which will stop 249 entities from broadcasting or streaming any audio or radio coverage of the current ICC Cricket World Cup.
The creator of the “Pepe the Frog” cartoon character has settled his copyright infringement dispute with opinion website Infowars for $15,000.
The Supreme Court of New Zealand has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s appeal against his extradition to the US.
American rappers Kanye West and Kid Cudi have claimed that their use of a sample was protected by the doctrine of fair use, after they were accused of copyright infringement.
A sub-committee of the Canadian House of Commons, the lower chamber of the country’s parliament, has rejected calls from industry groups to recommend a site-blocking regime and limit safe-harbour provisions for internet service providers in order to combat online piracy.