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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…

FCC’s Pai proposes ‘Open Internet’ policy reversal

FCC’s Pai proposes ‘Open Internet’ policy reversal

Having signalled his preference for such a move in a keynote speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has confirmed…

Fee collectors name BBC shows ‘worth the licence’

Fee collectors name BBC shows ‘worth the licence’

The top TV moments from shows most valued by licence fee payers have been revealed by TV Licensing, the collection of companies contracted by the BBC to administer the collection…

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…

FCC’s Pai: ‘Next Gen TV standard a priority’

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has declared that teeing up the ATSC 3.0 transmission standard is a priority, suggesting it has the potential to let broadcasters offer much better service in…

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…

Canada strengthens net neutrality commitment

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has strengthened its commitment to net neutrality by declaring that Internet Service Providers should treat data traffic equally to foster consumer choice, innovation…

Ofcom consults on opening up BT’s infrastructure

UK comms regulator Ofcom has set out detailed plans for improving access to BT’s network arm Openreach’s infrastructure, making it cheaper and easier for competing providers to connect their own…

T-Mobile ‘not violating neutrality’

T-Mobile Netherlands’ zero-rated music offer isn’t violating net neutrality a court in Rotterdam has ruled. Regulator ACM challenged the offer, but the court found that while the zero rating did…

Kantar: Ad industry at risk without measurement standards

Research released by Kantar Media warns that, if the advertising industry doesn’t find a way to measure performance accurately and consistently, Proctor & Gamble’s threat to pull spend from digital…

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