A US jury is waiting to decide the fate of Apple and Samsung’s high-profile patent dispute as the tech companies clash in a Californian court.
Copyright owners are increasingly demanding that Google removes links to allegedly pirated content, according to figures revealed in its Transparency Report in May.
Ireland’s largest ISP, Eircom, can continue enforcing its ‘three-strike’ warning system for illegal downloading after the High Court overturned an order banning the scheme.
During the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) conference in Prague in June 2012 Fadi Chehade introduced himself as the organisation’s new chief executive and set out his priorities.
Technology company Dyson has lost a dispute over a website that allegedly infringed one of its trademarks, despite the panellist making his decision with “considerable regret”.
The UK’s High Court ruled in April that six British ISPs must block their users from accessing The Pirate Bay, a website hosting links to, mainly, copyrighted content.
The owner of price-comparison website 'Compare The Market' has become the first business to lose a dispute over a .xxx domain name (covering adult content) that matches one of its brands.
Copyright owners have again been made to wait for new UK anti-piracy legislation, the Digital Economy Act, which will not be implemented until 2014 at the earliest.
The US government has highlighted China as a hotspot for Internet piracy in a report assessing 40 countries’ efforts to protect US citizens’ IP.
Google and Amazon have applied for nearly 180 generic top-level domains (gTLDs), setting up several potential battles between the two companies, under a programme set to cause an unprecedented change to the Internet.