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The European Court of Human Rights has rejected two Pirate Bay founders' appeal against a Swedish copyright conviction.
BT is facing nearly £100m of repayments after Ofcom concluded the telecoms company had overcharged providers such as BSkyB, TalkTalk and Virgin Media for its ethernet services.
After failing to get the Australian High Court to hear its appeal in the TV Now copyright case, Optus and legal experts are turning to the Copyright Act review for answers.
The Australian High Court this morning rejected an attempted appeal from Optus to hear its TV Now copyright case.
The ISP has followed BT, Sky and TalkTalk in complying with a court order forcing it to stop access to the Usenet aggregator, after six movie studios won a copyright infringement case
TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.
People accused of copyright infringement will have fewer grounds for appeal under Ofcom's new draft code for implementing the Digital Economy Act
Optus intends to ask the High Court to hear an appeal of the judgment that decided its TV-recording app TV Now breaches the copyright of Australia's biggest sporting codes.
Virgin Media has begun blocking The Pirate Bay, a notorious file-sharing website, days after the High Court ordered ISPs to do so.The High Court said on Monday that Virgin, Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk and O2 would have to stop their customers from accessing The Pirate Bay (TPB) because it illegally provided access to copyright material.
Five of the UK's largest internet service providers have been ordered to prevent their subscribers from accessing the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.The High Court said on Monday that Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media would have to block access to The Pirate Bay (TPB), following an earlier ruling in February over the role of the site in copyright infringement.
TalkTalk Group attracted more complaints than any other UK telecoms operator between October 2011 and December 2011, according to Ofcom.TalkTalk generated more complaints as a proportion of its customer base for fixed broadband services than any other company.
Today, the National Rugby League (NRL) began its appeal against a court decision made last year, which found that Optus did not infringe on the copyright of sporting codes by providing a service for users to record TV programs to watch later on mobile phones.
The ISPs have lost the latest in a string of court battles against the copyright crackdown legislation, which will see themhaving to police their customers for unlawful file-sharing
The UK's Digital Economy Act, which forces ISPs to send out notifications to alleged file-sharers who infringe copyright, will go ahead after the two largest ISPs' appeal fails.
The rights of web businesses and users trump those of copyright holders when it comes to filtering content, the ECJ has found
The Australian Football League (AFL) has filed an appeal against the Federal Court judgment that Optus' TV Now TV-recording app does not infringe on the sporting code's copyright.
An appeal of the Optus TV-recording case against the football codes and Telstra is a certainty, as it becomes the first major test of the 2006 amendments to the Copyright Act.
TalkTalk is still the most complained-about communications provider in the UK, Ofcom has said in its latest dissatisfaction report, although BT looks set to take top spot in next quarter's complaints league.The regulator puts these reports out on a quarterly basis, and it said on Tuesday that TalkTalk had managed to top the list every quarter in the last year, both for its fixed-line broadband and landline services.
There will be no tweeting from the High Court during the hearing of the final appeal of the 2009 case between film and TV studios group the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) and internet service provider (ISP) iiNet, with the court sticking by rules banning electronic devices.
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