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India set to crack down on counterfeits and piracy

India06-03-2019

The Indian government has proposed new measures to tackle counterfeiting and online piracy.

Google SVP urges policy makers to amend EU copyright directive

EU05-03-2019

Google’s senior vice president of global affairs has weighed in on the European Union’s copyright directive, describing it as “one step forward, two steps back” for Europe’s creative economy.

Copyright directive a data protection hazard: data commissioner

EU, Germany01-03-2019

A German federal commissioner has warned that article 13 of the recently agreed European copyright directive could create an “oligopoly consisting of a few vendors”.

Spotify launches in India despite WMG copyright challenge

India27-02-2019

Spotify has launched its music streaming service in India despite a legal challenge from Warner/Chappell Music accusing it of copyright infringement.

Scribd targets student-creator of ‘unauthorised’ download tool

US25-02-2019

Digital library Scribd has filed a complaint against a tool that allows users to permanently download books magazines and other digital content from its publishing platform.

Pirate sites to be blocked in thousands of British schools

UK25-02-2019

British internet service provider London Grid for Learning has announced a partnership with the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit of the City of London Police to block access to pirate sites in schools.

Academics oppose Japan’s proposal to make all pirate downloads illegal

Japan22-02-2019

A group of academics, lawyers and IP experts have issued an “emergency statement”, urging Japan’s government to reconsider its new copyright protection proposals.

Street artists sue Aldo over Instagram posts

Canada21-02-2019

Three street artists are suing Canadian footwear company Aldo for copyright and trademark infringement over the use of their work in promotional photos.

Nutramax warns against counterfeit supplements sold on Amazon

US20-02-2019

A company which develops nutritional supplements has issued a warning that a counterfeit version of one of its products is being sold on Amazon.

Film studios accuse Omniverse of ‘recruiting’ TV pirates

US20-02-2019

Film and TV studios have sued Omniverse One World Television and its owner Jason DeMeo, alleging that they are infringing copyright by offering pirated TV for streaming.

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