The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has urged consumers to buy electrical products from reputable sellers, along with providing advice to help shoppers avoid fakes.
An industry group which represents organisations such as Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo, and Google has told an Australian Senate committee that the country’s plans to expand website blocking laws are “unprecedented and unnecessary”.
The US Customs and Border Protection has warned consumers that some deals online may be too good to be true as shoppers search for bargains on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Australia’s plans to strengthen its website blocking laws have been criticised by Google in a submission to a Senate committee dated Monday, November 19.
Heavy metal band Iron Maiden have targeted a number of online counterfeiters in a complaint filed at the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, earlier this week.
American fashion brand Michael Kors has targeted 38 defendants in a trademark complaint filed at the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Thursday, November 15.
Young consumers who are prone to ‘impulse’ buying are at risk of falling for fakes this Black Friday, November 23, according to a report shared with TBO.
The CEO of YouTube has expressed concern about the European Parliament’s “unrealistic” approach to modernising copyright rules in the EU.
Digital security company Irdeto has warned that peer-to-peer video game piracy may result in huge revenue losses, after a study of one new title found that 355,664 illegal copies were downloaded within two weeks of its release.
More than 80% of companies will change their brand protection strategies over the next year to cover new cybersecurity and fraud threats.