It's been a nervous weekend for Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom as authorities in New Zealand try to send the former internet tycoon to jail.
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In its response to the Australian government's online copyright infringement discussion paper, iiNet has called for the government to rethink what it means by online copyright infringements.
A federal judge has backed Oracle's position against third-party support vendor Rimini Street in rulings over defamation claims and copyright theft.
Why would content owners want to make their products more easily available when the Australian government appears to be focusing entirely on deterring and punishing users for copyright infringement?
Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull has said online copyright infringement needs to be deterred in Australia, but has said content owners should pay for any notification system and ensure their content is available in a timely and affordable manner.
ISPs should work toward a voluntary scheme to crack down on online piracy or face new legislation when the Copyright Act is overhauled, Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said.
Kim Dotcom's Mega service has been accused of facilitating the piracy of Man Booker award winning novel The Luminaries, by Eleanore Catton, but Mega's accuser is now facing probing questions himself.
A copyright regulation set to come into effect next year is drawing the ire of a diverse coalition of activists, lawyers and ISPs.
The country is proposing prison time for owners of sites that link to illegal versions of copyrighted material.
Country's copyright watchdog will supervise e-commerce sites such as Apple's online store and Amazon as part of the country's efforts to curb online piracy and address complaints from content producers.
The French anti-piracy authority Hadopi recently published a report outlining possible measures to fight copyright infringement online that could see the organisation facing an overhaul. Others would rather it disappeared altogether.
Most businesses know that using pirated software can land them in hot water, but many don't realise that their employees could also open the door to expensive litigation via BYOD schemes, according to Business Software Alliance chair Clayton Noble.
On the final Technolatte podcast for 2012, the Australian team looks at the big tech stories of the year.
In a court turnaround, a website designer has been found guilty of copyright infringement -- even though they did not run the website in question.
iiNet has revealed its reasoning behind abandoning trials aimed at curbing online copyright infringement.
The father of a nine-year-old 'pirate' has settled the case for 300 euros after his daughter allegedly downloaded an album from The Pirate Bay.
Microsoft won a copyright case against two Chinese companies, but was it because of Microsoft’s resolution to fight piracy in China, or just one of the tricks to boost sales in the country?
France's Hadopi anti-piracy legislation came in 2009, charged with cutting file-sharing and boosting legal alternatives. Four years and millions of euros later, it's now got its first scalp. But does the law, and the authority behind it, have a future?
The Federation Against Software Theft wants the current UK Digital Economy Act anti-piracy proposals to be extended to cover public Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G technology.
The first person fined under the Sarkozy-era Hadopi law is a 40-year-old man whose soon-to-be-ex-wife downloaded Rihanna songs over his internet connection.
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