November 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Righscorp has become one of the biggest players in the copyright enforcement market, but there may be trouble ahead for it in the US, where it’s facing a new class action lawsuit. Attorney Morgan Pietz...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

At one point recently, all three co-founders of The Pirate Bay were in jail: a long-delayed punishment for their copyright infringement conviction. Yet the site has sailed on even without their involvement:...

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November 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russian social network vKontakte is seen as a “notorious” piracy site by music industry body the RIAA and movie body the MPAA, who both included it in their latest submissions to the United States...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming service Grooveshark remains a villain for many music rightsholders, with a recent high-profile court ruling having gone their way in declaring the site to have wilfully infringed copyrights....

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Is Google really downranking piracy sites in its search results? Music rightsholders have been complaining about broken promises for a couple of years now, but Google’s latest measures appear to be having...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Two defendants in a prominent UK case concerning pre-release piracy are now pleading guilty, and will be sentenced next month. The case was triggered by an investigation by the BPI and IFPI into filesharing...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

In certain circles, Pandora’s reputation has become truly toxic over the last few years of copyright lobbying, royalty arguments and post-IPO share-selling. There’s strong evidence that the...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Torrent tracker Demonoid returned from the dead earlier this year, but it quickly attracted the notice of music rightsholders. Italy has become one of the first countries where ISPs have been ordered to...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple may have recently retired its classic iPod, but the legal implications of the digital rights management it used to use roll on. US district judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers has agreed that an antitrust...

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