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A study commissioned last summer to find how to protect France's "exception culturelle" in the online era has delivered its verdict - and it's generating its fair share of criticism already.
Authorities shut down Siluhd.com, one of the country's top sites offering pirated content, and other video Web sites during the 13th World Intellectual Property Day last week.
Illegal music downloads are causing the country's record companies to bleed with lower CD sales and local artistes are not helped by a complex copyright registration system.
Country's watchdog says regardless of whether music providers and Web sites decide to charge for music downloads or offer it free via ads, they must seek permission from composers and pay them.
Chinese e-commerce giant wants rid of the "cancer" that is counterfeit goods in the local market, and is joining forces with local government agencies to help enforce local intellectual property laws.
Music streaming service launches in Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong, and is betting legally-free music will subsequently compel users to pay for content and eradicate music piracy in the region.
An industry group representing ISPs in Europe warns that technical measures such as website blocking are "possibly repressive" and would not effectively combat piracy.
The Spanish Education and Culture Minister hopes that new, unforgiving piracy laws will be enough to satisfy the United States.
The owner of file-sharing website IsoHunt has demanded that a federal appeals court grant its case a trial by jury.
The telco will rope in 1,000 retirees as IT-service related teachers over next three years as part of CSR efforts.
If the fight against online piracy involves winning the hearts and minds of the general public, then I despair for the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand.
Digital rights management will continue to thrive with consumers looking to access content on the go and on demand, but this means vendors will need to customize their offerings to meet clients' needs.
How many times have you seen free services disappear, switch to non-free, restrict you too much or have no value — even free of charge? I've seen it more than I want to admit to.
On this week's Technolatte podcast, the Australian team looks at whether hybrid mobile application development is set to take off, The Pirate Bay's hoax move to North Korea, and the ATO's security approach.
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.