Anti-piracy firm Rightscorp unsure about future
Rightscorp may have played a major role in BMG’s successful lawsuit against ISP Cox Communications over copyright infringement, but the anti-piracy firm continues to face financial challenges in its business. Its latest...
November 21, 2016
Rightscorp bullish after BMG / Cox Communications ruling
Anti-piracy firm Rightscorp wasn’t an official party in the recent legal battle between BMG and ISP Cox Communications, but it was an interested observer to say the least. Rightscorp is BMG’s anti-piracy partner, responsible...
August 15, 2016
American ISP RCN sues BMG over Rightscorp notices
Music firm BMG is facing a lawsuit over copyright-infringement notices sent by its anti-piracy partner Rightscorp. The lawsuit comes from American ISP RCN, which has more than 400,000 customers in the US, and focuses on an...
June 16, 2016
BMG prevails in copyright battle with Cox Communications
American ISP Cox Communications has lost its copyright-infringement battle with music publisher BMG, in a high-profile case that saw the telco denied the ability to use a safe-harbour defence. A Virginia federal jury awarded...
December 18, 2015
ISP Cox receives DMCA setback in BMG court battle
A legal battle between American telco Cox Communications and music firm BMG is making waves this week, after a judge ruled that Cox ISN’T protected by the safe harbour provisions of the US DMCA legislation. The case...
November 24, 2015
Despite troubles, Rightscorp bags Sony/ATV as a client
2015 hasn’t been the happiest year for anti-piracy firm Rightscorp. The company began the year enmeshed in a lawsuit over ‘robocalls’ to people suspected of online infringement, and has been reporting financial losses...
October 6, 2015
Aurous developer promises ‘content-ID system and DMCA portal’
Music app Aurous isn’t even available yet, but it’s been causing a stir within the music industry thanks to its promise of a Spotify-style interface on a powerful web and torrent search-engine back-end. Its developer...
September 29, 2015
Anti-piracy firm Rightscorp’s losses grow
Chasing settlement payments from internet users accused of piracy isn’t proving a profitable business for Rightscorp, to say the least. The company reported revenues of just $267k for the second quarter of 2015, down from...
August 18, 2015
Anti-piracy is still not paying off for Rightscorp
Tech news sites that aren’t keen on copyright-enforcement companies are crowing about the latest financial results from anti-piracy firm Rightscorp, although in fairness, those results do raise plenty of questions about...
May 11, 2015
Rightscorp revenues up, but its losses are heavy
Anti-piracy agency Rightscorp, which counts BMG as one of its main clients, has published its latest financial results. The company’s revenues grew 187% year-on-year to just under $940k in 2014, but it spent $4.3m getting...
March 12, 2015
Anti-piracy firm Rightscorp facing ‘robocalls’ lawsuit
Rightscorp is one of the companies building a business tackling piracy on behalf of music, film and other creative industries’ rightsholders – including by identifying people suspected of illegal downloads, and pursuing...
February 25, 2015
Rightscorp facing class action lawsuit over telephone calls
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 says the company...
November 25, 2014