Internet piracy rates in New Zealand have halved since the introduction of the controversial “three strikes” rule, a record industry group has said.
A New Zealand judge has stepped down from overseeing the extradition case of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom after jokingly referring to the United States as “the enemy.”
An NZ judge has postponed the Megaupload hearings, following earlier rulings on the rights of the accused and the legality of a raid on Kim Dotcom’s mansion.
Hacking and online activist group Anonymous has claimed responsibility to attacks to Japanese websites, which briefly brought down ministry and judiciary sites.
Web users in India are once again able to access video and file-sharing sites, including The Pirate Bay.
Apple has sought to disrupt the US launch of Samsung Electronic’s flagship smartphone by asking a court to ban the product from sale temporarily.
Hacking group Anonymous brings down Indian government websites in retaliation for ISPs doing a blanket ban on file sharing sites.
A government official’s statement that Proview Technology rightfully owns the iPad trademark could add to pressure on Apple to find a solution to the standoff.
Apple and Samsung might settle their patent disputes out of court, through a Magistrate Judge Settlement Conference.
Piracy in India is rampant, and copyright holders are addressing it in different ways. Have we found a middleground between costly lawsuits and quick takedowns?