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Singapore: Box sellers charged with copyright infringement

Singapore pay-TV operators Singtel and StarHub have teamed up with Fox Networks Group and the English Premier League to take two Android TV box sellers to court, alleging that they…

TiVo tries to ban Comcast’s X1 STBs

TiVo tries to ban Comcast’s X1 STBs

TiVo is launching fresh patent infringement suits against Comcast alleging its X1 TV platform infringes patents held by TiVo’s recent purchase Rovi. The company also applied for an order from…

Is the BBC institutionally mysoginistic?

About twenty years ago, a Judicial Inquiry following a notorious murder in south London found the police to be ‘institutionally racist.’ It was the first time an institution or organisation…

Florida taxes DTH dishes

The US Supreme Court has refused an appeal by Dish Network which objected to plans by Florida to implement a ‘satellite tax’ on users of DTH services from Dish and…

Hancock replaces Bradley at DCMS

Hancock replaces Bradley at DCMS

Matt Hancock has been promoted to UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, replacing Karen Bradley, who has moved to Northern…

James new DCMS Minister

James new DCMS Minister

Margot James, currently Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, has been appointed Minister of State at the Department of Digital, Culture, Media…

Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

Tech giants’ net neutrality legal challenge

The Internet Association, an industry group that represents the US’s largest technology companies, and whose mission is to foster innovation, promote economic growth, and empower people through the free and…

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Blockade risk to Qatar World Cup

Satellite-generated images of the Qatar football sites being built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup show very little progress being made on the new stadium construction sites. A report in…

UK consults on content portability

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched a consultation on its proposed approach to enforcement of the EU Portability Regulation which ends on January 31st 2018. From April 1st…

Mohi Kamel released from Saudi ‘detention’

The son of Saudi Arabian billionaire Sheikh Salah Kamel, who owns the Arab Radio & Television (ART) broadcasting empire, Mohi Saleh Kamel, was released from detention at the Riyadh Ritz…