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Indian court issues ‘dynamic injunction’ against pirate mirror sites

India17-04-2019

The High Court of Delhi has asserted its right to issue so-called “dynamic injunctions” aimed at tackling mirrors, or redirect sites, of known pirate websites and recommended fines be levied on users who know they are accessing infringing content.

Upload filters are ‘likely’ under Copyright Directive: Germany

EU, Germany17-04-2019

Following the adoption of the EU Copyright Directive, Germany has claimed that controversial online upload filters are likely to be required and can only be prevented “as far as possible”.

Film studios urge FTC to address restricted access to WHOIS tool

US15-04-2019

The Motion Picture Association of America has urged the US Federal Trade Commission to address the “diminished access” to information, which it said is vital to combating illegal conduct online.

Indian court issues ‘dynamic injunction’ against pirate mirror sites

India15-04-2019

The High Court of Delhi has asserted its right to issue so-called “dynamic injunctions” aimed at tackling mirrors, or redirect sites, of known pirate websites and recommended fines be levied on users who know they are accessing infringing content.

EU council adopts copyright directive

EU15-04-2019

The European Council has adopted the proposed copyright directive, which was given the go-ahead by EU parliament and lawmakers last month.

Chinese stock image site falsely claims copyright on black hole photo

China, EU12-04-2019

A Chinese stock images provider, Visual China Group has closed down its website after it was criticised for falsely claiming copyright on the first photograph of a black hole.

Dutch Supreme Court refers piracy questions to CJEU

EU, Netherlands10-04-2019

A dispute between Netherlands-based anti-piracy organisation BREIN and Usenet provider News-Service Europe has been referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Coder busted over GTA cheat codes

US09-04-2019

A US district court has granted video game developer Take-Two Interactive's request for a permanent injunction against a coder who profited by creating cheats for the “Grand Theft Auto” series.

‘Acid rain’ of online piracy dissolving copyright: Philip Pullman

UK08-04-2019

“The law of copyright is one of the bastions of civilized living, but the acid rain of online piracy is slowly dissolving something we thought was set in stone,” according to author Philip Pullman.

Vinyl companies ‘not liable’ for sale of unlicensed Eminem records

UK04-04-2019

A vinyl manufacturer breached copyright by selling unlicensed vinyl copies of rapper Eminem’s debut album, the English High Court said on Tuesday, April 2.

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