May 6th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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The weekend’s boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao appears to have woken the world and its salivating attorneys up to the prospect of Periscope piracy: people using Twitter’s live-streaming...

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May 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Russia has long been a problematic market for the music industry – most recently with labels fighting social network vKontakte through the courts over its music-sharing features. Now, though, the Russian...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The BPI and PPL are continuing to target piracy sites through High Court orders in the UK, forcing ISPs to block access to them. 17 music download sites have just been added to the blacklist, with most...

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February 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tough on feline piracy, tough on the furry, whiskered, Felix-munching causes of feline piracy! Okay, maybe not. Strangely enough, an hour-long video on YouTube of someone’s cat purring isn’t infringing...

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February 10th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Another not-quite-victory in the war against piracy: people using popular filesharing site KickassTorrents now have to type ‘.to’ rather than ‘.so’ on the end of its domain name. Well, we did say...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon appears to be having a crackdown of sorts on torrenting apps within its Android ‘Appstore’, judging by its decision to boot out the FrostWire app. “In reviewing your app, we determined that...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Musician Zoe Keating’s blog post last week about her dispute with YouTube over its Music Key contract is rumbling into a big headache for the video service. Not least because she’s doing a good job...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Labels pushing for Irish ISPs to do more to tackle music piracy is a story that keeps resurfacing, usually in the courts. This week’s update features the local subsidiaries of Universal, Sony and Warner...

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January 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

After copyright legislation in Singapore was revamped in 2014, the IFPI says it will be one of the first to test the new laws by seeking ISP blocks on sites like The Pirate Bay. “We are now actively...

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