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Hacker leaks Orange Is The New Black Season 5

A hacker has leaked 10 episodes from the new series of Netflix TV show Orange is the New Black. The episodes are reported to have been uploaded to file-sharing sites…

China and India on IP Priority Watch List

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released the 2017 ‘Special 301’ Report, reviewing global developments on trade and intellectual property (IP) and identifying trading partners with…

Middle East anti-piracy TV group to remove channels

The MENA Broadcast Satellite Anti-Piracy Coalition, at a meeting in Dubai last week, said it would remove offending pirate channels this week, by May 4th. These channels are frequent offenders, both…

Dodd to step down as MPAA chief

Dodd to step down as MPAA chief

Former US Senator Christopher Dodd, Chairman & CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), is to step down from his position as CEO on September 4th and from…

Australia: Court orders KickassTorrents site-blocking

Australia: Court orders KickassTorrents site-blocking

Australia’s Federal Court has handed down its judgment in Universal Music Australia & Ors v TPG & Ors (the KickassTorrents case). The case began in April 2016, when Universal, along…

CJEU: Multimedia player could breach copyright

CJEU: Multimedia player could breach copyright

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the sale of a multimedia player which enables films that are available illegally on the Internet to be viewed…

Spain: Content piracy down 4%

Though digital piracy has experienced a slight decrease in Spain in terms of absolute figures, the percentage of citizens accessing pirate content has remained the same or even increased for…

Charlie Hunnam encourages big-screen viewing

As part of the Moments Worth Paying For campaign from pro-copyright education body the Industry Trust for IP Awareness, British actor Charlie Hunnam has released a short video to encourage…

5m Britons use pirated TV streaming services

5m Britons use pirated TV streaming services

Just shy of five million people in the UK use pirated TV streaming services, according to YouGov. The research firm’s new study, Illegal Streaming, suggests that 10 per cent of…

Further anti-piracy court success for DISH

In another blow to peddlers of illicit video piracy services and a further success for US pay-TV operator DISH on the heels of forcing the closure of an illegal IPTV…