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A new package of regulation has been passed in Italy, cutting the costs and time needed to get sites blocked or copyright infringing work removed from the internet. But is the law as well thought out as it should be?
After two brief stop overs in domain space controlled by tiny islands, The Pirate Bay has docked in Peru.
AT&T has developed and patented technology which detects and blocks file-sharing software.
After a Dutch anti-piracy organisation has had the site evicted from its Saint Martin home.
As the Australian government rejects a senate request to table the text of the TPP agreement, a new leak has suggested Australia and other negotiating nations are opposing a number of intellectual property proposals put forward by the United States.
Australian Attorney-General George Brandis has said the government will not respond to a review of the Copyright Act until next year, and is unlikely to adapt the law for the digital age.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has defended the secrecy around trade negotiations which could lead to a clamp down on copyright infringement in Australia, and will be signed before the text is ever made public.
Three-strikes or a graduated response to online copyright infringement will no longer be a part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, but could be replaced by civil and criminal enforcement provisions.
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.
Following a court order, UK ISPs must now block customers' access to a total of 25 torrent sites and aggregators.
Travel company Lonely Planet says it is handling piracy by moving beyond commodified information to something more valuable: Advice.
The Attorney-General's Department is refusing to confirm whether it has approached ISPs seeking a tougher method of dealing with online copyright infringement.
The upcoming Cable and Satellite Broadcast Association of Asia Convention in Hong Kong will likely see the same key discussion issues including piracy and over-the-top delivery models.
A copyright regulation set to come into effect next year is drawing the ire of a diverse coalition of activists, lawyers and ISPs.
The Singapore government is mulling over plans to block websites that offer pirated content including movies and music, along with other efforts to curb online piracy.