China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology is to open a mediation centre to deal with intellectual property and online piracy disputes, it was revealed at a conference last week.
Mega.co.nz, the successor to file-sharing site Megaupload, launched on Saturday with a spectacular display on founder Kim Dotcom’s estate in New Zealand.
A report by IP address tracker ScanEye has suggested that US Congress employees have illegally downloaded movies and TV programmes on work computers.
Nike has recovered the nike.ru domain name in a cybersquatting dispute at the Moscow Arbitration Court.
A US court has ruled that The Washington Post and Agence France-Presse (AFP) both infringed a photographer’s copyright when they distributed and published images he had posted on Twitter.
Verizon plans to reduce the Internet speeds of repeat copyright infringers under a series of anti-piracy measures leaked on January 11.
Rival applicants for the .rugby and .basketball generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are locked in an acrimonious battle over who has the right to own them, according to a letter published in January.
The first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will probably launch towards the end of 2013, according to the chairman of the board at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
The US Supreme Court ruled in Nike’s favour on Wednesday morning in a trademark dispute relating to its Air Force 1 trainers, finding Texas-based trainer company Already, LLC’s case moot.
A Chinese national who pleaded guilty to distributing hundreds of pirated software titles online will be sentenced on May 3, 2013.