The Spanish Data Protection Agency has hit the organisers of Spain’s top football division La Liga with a €250,000 fine for breaching EU data protection law when monitoring online piracy.
Australian media and entertainment corporation, the Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, has won a court order to block 76 piracy websites owned and operated by 51 entities.
An Indian court has issued an injunction which will stop 249 entities from broadcasting or streaming any audio or radio coverage of the current ICC Cricket World Cup.
The creator of the “Pepe the Frog” cartoon character has settled his copyright infringement dispute with opinion website Infowars for $15,000.
The Supreme Court of New Zealand has begun hearing Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom’s appeal against his extradition to the US.
The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit has called on YouTube stars to stop using fake make-up in online tutorials, to mark World Anti-Counterfeiting Day.
American rappers Kanye West and Kid Cudi have claimed that their use of a sample was protected by the doctrine of fair use, after they were accused of copyright infringement.
A sub-committee of the Canadian House of Commons, the lower chamber of the country’s parliament, has rejected calls from industry groups to recommend a site-blocking regime and limit safe-harbour provisions for internet service providers in order to combat online piracy.
German sportswear manufacturer Adidas and its subsidiary Reebok have taken legal action against numerous domain names over the sale of counterfeit goods.
There were 17 million stream-rippers in the US during 2018, up two million from 15 million in 2017, according to a new study by market research and industry analysis firm MusicWatch.