US anti-piracy warning letters scheme to start this year
It's looking like US ISPs will be sending warning letters out to alleged filesharers before their counterparts in the UK, despite the US industry's initiative only having been agreed last year.
July 16, 2012
Ofcom set to lay out Initial Obligations Code for UK ISPs
The lengthy process of implementing the UK Digital Economy Act's anti-piracy provisions rumbles on. According to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Ofcom will publish its draft Initial Obligations Code of...
May 17, 2012
BPI wins court order forcing UK ISPs to block The Pirate Bay
Ever since the UK's High Court ordered several British ISPs to block access to filesharing site Newzbin2, we've been waiting for a similar move against The Pirate Bay
May 1, 2012
First third-strike warnings sent out in New Zealand
Two New Zealand ISPs have confirmed that they have sent third-strike warnings to customers accused of persistent illegal filesharing on their networks.
April 19, 2012
RIAA expects US ISPs to start sending filesharing warnings by mid-July
Last year, a group of the largest US ISPs agreed a joint policy to start to tackle illegal filesharing on their networks, with plans to send out warning letters to customers accused of hooky downloads
March 16, 2012
Spotify warns industry off ‘bad deals’ with telcos
Today's Financial Times has an interesting piece on how streaming music firms are looking to do more deals with mobile operators, ISPs and hardware manufacturers to get their services in front of consumers.
February 14, 2012
Dutch ISPs ordered to block The Pirate Bay
Two more ISPs have been ordered by a court to block their customers from accessing The Pirate Bay.
January 12, 2012
US ISPs agree graduated response plan with entertainment industries
While the UK industry continues to wrangle with ISPs over the implementation of the Digital Economy Act, the US industry appears to be going down the voluntary route. US ISPs including AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Cablevision...
July 8, 2011
Music Ally Report : 2011 – A Happy New Year?
- 2011 Preview: Key trends for the year ahead - Notable quotes from 2010 - Opinion: Startups and innovation - Country Profile roundup - Data catch-up
January 6, 2011
Music Ally Report : 2010 – the key trends
- 2010 - The Key Trends - Dealtracker - Don't Treat Indies As An Inferior Digital Class - Statistics
December 12, 2010
UK minister Ed Vaizey hails ‘productive’ meeting with ISPs and rightsholders
Last week's High Court decision for a judicial review of the Digital Economy Act seemingly left ISPs and the creative industries more at loggerheads than ever. However, Music Week reports that Culture, Communications...
November 16, 2010