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Backlog piling up at CJEU

EU08-03-2013

Europe’s highest court resolved fewer cases in 2012 than in 2011, according to data published on Wednesday.

Universal countersued in Fifty Shades of Grey dispute

US08-03-2013

An adult film company sued by Universal Studios for making a movie based on E.L. James’s best-selling book Fifty Shades of Grey has countersued, claiming that James's work is in the public domain.

Study reports higher online film sales since Megaupload demise

08-03-2013

A Carnegie Mellon University study published on Wednesday shows an increase in digital film sales since file-sharing site Megaupload was shut down.

CJEU hammers streaming sites with TVCatchup ruling

UK07-03-2013

Internet streaming companies must obtain broadcasters’ permission to re-transmit their copyrighted works to the public, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled on Thursday.

Japan cracks down on piracy

Japan05-03-2013

Japanese police have arrested 27 people in a coordinated crackdown on illegal downloading.

Canada introduces anti-counterfeiting bill

Canada04-03-2013

Canada’s government has introduced a bill that will bring Canadian trademark and copyright law in line with aspects of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

Bundestag lands publishers blow in Google row

Germany01-03-2013

Germany’s parliament backed legislation on Friday that allows Google to continue showing snippets of news stories without paying publishers royalties.

Edith Ramirez named new FTC chair

US01-03-2013

The US Federal Trade Commission has confirmed that President Barack Obama will appoint commissioner Edith Ramirez as chair of the agency following the departure of Jon Leibowitz.

UK judge tells ISPs to block piracy sites

UK28-02-2013

A judge at the England and Wales High Court on Thursday ordered six British Internet Service Providers to block access to three popular file-sharing websites.

The Pirate Bay flees Sweden

Norway, Spain, Sweden27-02-2013

File-sharing site The Pirate Bay moved its operation on Tuesday from Sweden to Norway and Spain, where local Pirate Parties will host the site.

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