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Isohunt owner settles multi-million lawsuit

The owner of piracy site Isohunt has agreed to settle a music industry group lawsuit for C$55 million (€45.5m). Isohunt was shut down in 2013, when Fung agreed to pay…

EFF: ‘US Copyright law unconstitutional’

EFF: ‘US Copyright law unconstitutional’

Advocacy body the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) – which defends civil liberties in the digital world – has sued the US government on behalf of technology creators and researchers to…

Torrent site owner held for copyright infringement

Artem Vaulin, alleged to be the owner of popular torrenting website KickassTorrents, has been arrested in Poland, with the US seeking his extradition and closure of the site. He is…

Storks deliver Moments Worth Paying For

Pro-copyright consumer education body the Industry Trust for IP Awareness and Warner Bros. Pictures UK have launched the latest ‘Moments Worth Paying For’ trailer, a collaboration on family animation Storks.…

AAPA signs MOU with Europol

Audiovisual anti-piracy group AAPA and Europol have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which paves the way for providing further support to Europol as it enhances its capabilities to address…

Kim Dotcom plans Megaupload relaunch

Kim Dotcom plans Megaupload relaunch

Controversial online entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has revealed plans to relaunch the Megaupload web storage system in January 2017. The original Megaupload file-sharing site was immensely popular and was reported to…

Kudelski acquires Nexguard

In a move that expands its portfolio of end-to-end content protection security solutions, enriching the existing offer to content owners and pay-TV operators, the Kudelski Group has announced the acquisition…

Conax and NAGRA ‘well placed’ for future security needs

Executives at security and multiscreen user experience solutions provider NAGRA and its total service protection sister company Conax have declared themselves well positioned to meet the future demands of content…

Online piracy down as streaming takes off

The meteoric rise of streaming services such as Spotify and Netflix may be having a chilling effect on illegal copyright infringement according to research commissioned by the UK’s Intellectual Property…

Ricky Gervais creates anti-piracy ad

Ricky Gervais creates anti-piracy ad

Pro-copyright consumer education body The Industry Trust for IP Awareness and Entertainment One UK (eOne) has launched an exclusive David Brent: Life On the Road trailer that sees Ricky Gervais…

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