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Advocacy groups urge net neutrality continuation

In the wake of new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s confirmation of his opposition to net neutrality and overturn ‘Open Internet’ proposals, a grouping of 171 public policy and advocacy bodies…

Half of consumers willing to reduce content piracy

Half of consumers willing to reduce content piracy

The largest global consumer piracy online survey ever conducted has found that consumer education could reduce the number of individuals who watch pirated video content. The Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy…

UK Culture Secretary Fox “standards” concerns

UK Culture Secretary Fox “standards” concerns

Karen Bradley, the UK Culture Secretary, has expressed concerns about corporate governance at News Corp and breaches of broadcasting standards by 21st Century Fox. Speaking in the House of Commons,…

£250K fine in ‘Kodi box’ case

£250K fine in ‘Kodi box’ case

A man in the northeast England city of Hartlepool who sold illegal Internet TV boxes that allowed pubs and clubs to screen pay-to-view TV free of charge has received a…

Card-sharing fraudster sentenced

A man from the Scottish town of Belshill in Scotland has been sentenced to unpaid community work by a Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to four charges of fraud, and offences…

Murdoch: “Fox Sky bid will boost British TV”

Murdoch: “Fox Sky bid will boost British TV”

James Murdoch, chief executive of 21st Century Fox and chairman of Sky, has suggested that 21st Century Fox’s £11.7 billion (€13.6bn) takeover of Sky would benefit the UK creative sector…

Sky deal goes to EC, UK ‘minded’ to refer to Ofcom

With 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch extolling the creative benefits of Fox’s proposed takeover of Sky, the next stage in the process has been triggered now that the European…

64% drop in pirate site advertising

A UK police operation that disrupts illegal websites providing access to films, TV, books, music and games has seen major success. The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit…

Mediaset challenges La Liga on match day access

Mediaset Spain, operator of Tele 5 and Cuatro among other channels, is taking La Liga football to the competition watchdog CNMC for prohibiting its TV crews and cameras from entering…

India cancels 13 TV broadcast licences

India’s Ministry of Information & Broadcasting cancelled the licences of 13 channels in January, as well as banning the transmission of one channel for violating its programme code. The 13…