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VidAngel must pay film studios $62m


A California jury yesterday, June 17, ordered VidAngel to pay just under $62 million to Disney, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. for wilful infringement of its copyright, the American video streaming company has confirmed.

Arabsat hits back at beIN claims; both parties claim victory

France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia18-06-2019

Saudi Arabia-based satellite operator Arabsat has hit back at Qatari broadcaster beIN Media’s account of a French court ruling in a lawsuit between the companies last week, as both parties continue to claim victory in the case.

Premier League tops rankings for UK copyright suits


The Premier League filed the highest number of copyright-infringement claims at the UK High Court in the year from March 2018 to March 2019, according to new research.

UFC sues New York bar over Nurmagomedov-McGregor broadcast


Mixed martial arts promoter the Ultimate Fighting Championship is suing a New York bar and its proprietor for copyright infringement, alleging that the bar broadcast an October 2016 event without a licence.

La Liga fined €250,000 for breach of GDPR


The Spanish Data Protection Agency has hit the organisers of Spain’s top football division La Liga with a €250,000 fine for breaching EU data protection law when monitoring online piracy.

Village Roadshow wins court order against piracy websites


Australian media and entertainment corporation, the Village Roadshow Entertainment Group, has won a court order to block 76 piracy websites owned and operated by 51 entities.

French court finds Arabsat distributed pirate content

France, Saudi Arabia14-06-2019

Qatari broadcaster beIN Sports is claiming a major victory after it announced that a French court had found Saudi-headquartered satellite distributor Arabsat to be involved in the alleged piracy operation beoutQ.

Copyright dispute over Aboriginal flag sparks debate


A dispute surrounding the copyright of the Australian Aboriginal flag has intensified after the exclusive rights-holder for the flag issued cease and desist notices to Aboriginal owned businesses which are using it on their products.

Delhi Court bans 249 companies from broadcasting Cricket World Cup


An Indian court has issued an injunction which will stop 249 entities from broadcasting or streaming any audio or radio coverage of the current ICC Cricket World Cup.

Ninth Circuit to review ‘Stairway to Heaven’ case


The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has decided to review a copyright infringement case in which rock band Led Zeppelin are accused of stealing elements of their 1971 song “Stairway to Heaven”.

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