July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russian social network vKontakte has been a fixture on ‘notorious’ piracy markets lists provided by Western rightsholders for some time now. However, this week the company signed a memorandum...

Continue reading »

June 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There is a common image of anti-piracy measures that brings to mind a sledgehammer connecting with a nut – but new service Muso is suggesting a more touchy-feel approach will work better. With a UK government...

Continue reading »

March 11th, 2014 by Music Ally


Arguing against the implementation of anti-piracy measures in Australia, Google has told the country’s government that the real problem is lack of attractive legal alternatives.

Continue reading »

March 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

Following the news yesterday of Italian authorities cracking down on 46 pirate domains, Dutch anti-piracy body BREIN has announced it pulled the plug on over 500 torrent

Continue reading »

November 22nd, 2013 by Music Ally

One to file in Irony Corner as users of a filesharing site are “up in arms” as it was revealed to be a “honeypot” that was collecting data.

Continue reading »

November 15th, 2013 by Music Ally

Google has been ordered to ensure images of a notorious orgy involving former Formula One boss Max Mosley do not keep reappearing on its search engine.

Continue reading »

September 13th, 2013 by Music Ally

A researcher at the Australian Monash University has published a report analysing the success (or lack of it) of graduated-response anti-piracy schemes.

Continue reading »

July 25th, 2013 by Music Ally


Virtual Private Network (VPN) service iPredator was launched in 2009 as a response from The Pirate Bay to the IPRED anti-piracy legislation in Sweden.

Continue reading »

July 12th, 2013 by Music Ally


Sorry, this is the piracy case that just won't go away. Jammie Thomas-Rasset isn't back in court trying to reduce her $222k filesharing fine.

Continue reading »