Last year saw growing awareness and action around "ad-sponsored piracy" – the appearance of ads from big brands on filesharing websites, and pressure from music rightsholders on those brands and their...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
January 21st, 2014 by Music Ally
The question of whether filesharing is a good thing for musicians and the music industry provokes a range of reactions from rightsholders, although we’d say more eye-rolling than real anger.
December 4th, 2013 by Music Ally
The stage was set this week for a high-profile online piracy case involving filesharing site Hotfile and major movie studios.
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.
November 1st, 2013 by Music Ally
Well, not IsoHunt itself – founder Gary Fung shut the filesharing site down recently after lengthy legal battles, and isn't bringing it back any time soon.
August 27th, 2013 by Music Ally
One to put in Irony Corner – a number of filesharing sites have been cloned and claim they are being held to ransom.
August 23rd, 2013 by Music Ally
David Hasselhoff doesn't feature in the 'Baywatch' study published yesterday by a team of Dutch researchers.
June 27th, 2013 by Music Ally
Remember the days when record labels sued individual filesharers in the US?
March 11th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge
UK communications regulator Ofcom has published its second report tracking online copyright infringement (PDF), covering the third quarter (Aug-Oct) 2012. The report by Kantar Media is a large-scale...