Australians who downloaded an infringing copy of Dallas Buyers Club but did not make that copy available on peer-to-peer file-sharing services are not targeted in the latest piracy court case.
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Kim Dotcom will get to argue before the New Zealand Supreme Court that he should see the US government's entire internet piracy case against him when it tries to extradite him to the United States.
The two U.S. IT vendors are bringing an unnamed Chinese company to court in Foshan, Guangdong, for software piracy and demanding 8 million RMB (US$1.2 million) in damages.
Germany's top court has ruled that file-hosting service Rapidshare must strengthen its anti-piracy measures after a pirated copy of the Atari title Alone in the Dark was found on its servers
The EU high court got this one totally wrong. The reality is that selling used software is exactly the same as piracy.
The U.K. government is to repeal two sections of a key anti-piracy law which would have allowed it to block websites by court order, after copyright holders beat them to it
High court in Indian state Tamil Nadu rules that order against Internet piracy should not be used to block out entire Web sites but only Web links, amidst criticisms from the online community, report notes.
The report on piracy is published one day before a Chinese court hands out the severest penalty ever for an intellectual property crime in the territory.
Unsurprisingly, the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft's loss at the High Court will see internet service providers less open to compromise solutions on how to fight piracy, which means free rein for infringers.
As ISPs everywhere await the outcome of AFACT's High Court stoush with iiNet, it might just be the natural evolution of technology that ultimately wins the battle against video piracy.
The highest court in Europe has ruled that widespread SOPA-like filtering of peer-to-peer is unlawful, and breaches an existing directive.
The High Court of Australia has granted the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) special leave to appeal the Federal Court ruling of its long-running piracy case against iiNet.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT) this morning makes its pitch to the High Court to hear its final appeal in its long-running piracy lawsuit against iiNet.
Two major ISPs are at the UK high court to challenge elements of the new counter-piracy laws, that relate to illegal file-sharers.
The Business Software Alliance (BSA) has dismissed the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft's (AFACT) failed Federal Court appeal against internet provider iiNet, saying it will not affect its counter-piracy operations.
The Digital Economy Bill, the UK anti-piracy law only just passed in the days of the previous government, is to be scrutinised by the High Court and could be ruled as null and void.
Facing mounting piracy, country unveils set of proposed rules to facilitate faster and more efficient resolution of court cases involving intellectual property rights.
iiNet's legal counsel this morning cross-examined four senior Hollywood executives from Warner Bros, Disney, 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures via video link, with the court hearing about the industry's long-running battle against piracy.
The Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft's (AFACT) investigations into Australian movie piracy led it to focus on two file-sharing clients and four Australian ISPs, the Federal Court heard today.
Last week Microsoft was sued in a Washington district court for allegedly violating privacy laws through its use of Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) anti-piracy mechanism in Windows XP. Is WGA a legitimate anti-piracy tool or is it spyware?
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