Italian court orders Dailymotion to pay €5.5m in copyright damages
French video-sharing platform Daily Motion must pay Italian media company Mediaset €5.5 million in damages for copyright infringement, a court has ruled.
Irish court blocks illegal streaming of Premier League
Ireland has issued its first court order requiring internet service providers to block illegal streaming of English football matches.
Japanese music industry urges Apple to stamp out App Store piracy
Groups representing the Japanese music industry have called for Apple to crack down on unauthorised music apps which infringe copyright.
Lithuania court blocks Russia-backed Sputnik over copyright claims
The Lithuanian arm of Russian news agency Sputnik is to be blocked in the country, the Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission has said.
Chanel seeks crackdown on ‘coordinated’ cybersquatters
Chanel has taken legal action against so-called cybersquatters who it says are selling counterfeit versions of its goods.
YouTube updates copyright infringement claims system
YouTube has announced changes to its copyright claims process in a bid to protect creators and better manage infringement.
Man accused of Japan’s ‘worst-ever’ copyright violation arrested
The suspected owner of a popular anime piracy site was arrested on Sunday, July 7, in the Philippines, according to authorities.
Photographer sues Universal Music over Sun Ra photo
American photographer Baron Wolman is suing Universal Music Group for allegedly using his copyright-protected image of jazz musician Sun Ra without permission.
BREIN shuts down illegal e-book sharing Facebook groups
Netherlands-based anti-piracy organisation BREIN has obtained a court order which prohibits two Facebook groups from illegally uploading and sharing copyright-protected e-books.
Basque ISP hits back at film producers over data breach
Basque internet service provider Euskatel has welcomed a ruling of a Spanish court, which dismissed a copyright infringement suit brought by film producer She Fighter.