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Social networks can’t be forced to filter content, rules top EU court

17.02.12

The European Court of Justice has ruled that social network operators cannot be forced to filter out content such as copyrighted music. The court said the owner of an online…

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Social networks can’t be forced to filter content, rules top EU court

Ralli successfully defends clients accused of downloading copyrighted material

05.01.12

Ralli has successfully conducted another case in the London Patents County Court involving downloading copyrighted material from the internet with the claimant abandoning its claim and having to pay costs….

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Ralli successfully defends clients accused of downloading copyrighted material

Search and ISP companies may be asked to help tackle copyright infringement, says minister

16.09.11

The Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has told the Royal Television Festival (RTF) in Cambridge that the UK might ask search engines and ISPs to play more of a part in…

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Search and ISP companies may be asked to help tackle copyright infringement, says minister

Musicians win copyright extension to 70 years

13.09.11

by Josh Halliday, Guardian Thousands of music performers, from little-known session musicians to Sir Cliff Richard, will receive royalties from songs released in the 60s for an extra 20 years,…

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Musicians win copyright extension to 70 years

Charities and not-for-profit organisations set to pay music royalties

12.11.10

Phonographic Performance Ltd and PRS for Music have announced new arrangements for charities and not-for-profit organisations, which means that these organisations will be obliged to pay royalties in respect of…

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Charities and not-for-profit organisations set to pay music royalties

J.K. Rowling copyright row

18.10.10

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling may have to defend herself at the High Court against an allegation of copying her ideas from an earlier obscure children’s writer. Mr Justice Kitchin…

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J.K. Rowling copyright row

Rights-holders bear brunt of costs of chasing pirates

15.09.10

Rights-holders will bear the brunt of the costs for tackling copyright infringers, the UK government has said. The music and film industry will pay three-quarters of the costs of pursuing…

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Rights-holders bear brunt of costs of chasing pirates

Crackdown or Back Down?: Government’s Tough Stance On File-Sharing To Be Moderated

26.10.09

In the latest twist in the ongoing battle between Musicians, the Entertainment Industry, Internet Service Providers, the Government and the General Public, Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw announced last week that…

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Crackdown or Back Down?: Government’s Tough Stance On File-Sharing To Be Moderated

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