Police warn over malware threat from pirate video websites
Hacking
Security

Police warn over malware threat from pirate video websites

Malicious content is on 90 per cent of illegal download websites
29 Apr 2014
Google Glass wearer's cinema trip cut short
Mobile

Google Glass wearer's cinema trip cut short

Unnamed Google Glass owner issues warning to others after being dragged from cinema over piracy claims.
22 Jan 2014
ISPs asked to hunt down pirates
Piracy
Security

ISPs asked to hunt down pirates

Record labels lean on broadband providers to identify illegal downloaders.
2 Sep 2013
Microsoft settles thousands of piracy cases across globe
Software

Microsoft settles thousands of piracy cases across globe

Software giant claims to have reach settlements with 3,265 copyright infringers over past 12 months.
10 Jul 2013
Warner Bros. and NBC Universal want Mega blocked by Google
Mega logo
Business strategy

Warner Bros. and NBC Universal want Mega blocked by Google

Hollywood studios claims file-sharing site is infringing copyright.
29 May 2013
Microsoft warns SMBs of software piracy perils
Security

Microsoft warns SMBs of software piracy perils

Small businesses most likely to be using pirated software, claims new research
7 Mar 2013
Megaupload founder denied access to evidence
Kim Dotcom
intellectual property

Megaupload founder denied access to evidence

Kim Dotcom to take his fight to the Supreme Court.
1 Mar 2013
UK court orders blocking of more torrent websites
Piracy
Policy & legislation

UK court orders blocking of more torrent websites

H33T, Fenopy and Kickass Torrents get blocked
28 Feb 2013
BSA flags widespread use of illegal software by SMBs
Illegal download
Business strategy

BSA flags widespread use of illegal software by SMBs

Anti-piracy body's research suggests more than half of small businesses have used illegal software.
7 Feb 2013
Microsoft blooper lets users activate Windows 8 Pro for free
Windows 8 Pro
operating systems

Microsoft blooper lets users activate Windows 8 Pro for free

Windows Media Center add-on has been inadvertently activating copies of Windows 8.
22 Nov 2012
Netnames warns of rise in eBook piracy
Copyright
Mobile

Netnames warns of rise in eBook piracy

Online brand protection firm claims independent textbook publishers stand to lose the most from uptick in eBook piracy.
26 Oct 2012
Pirate Bay co-founder to face Swedish copyright charges
Arreste
Business strategy

Pirate Bay co-founder to face Swedish copyright charges

File sharing site's co-founder, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, arrested in Cambodia.
3 Sep 2012
Google launches algorithm to sink pirates’ search results
Google
Security

Google launches algorithm to sink pirates’ search results

Change will help users find “legitimate, quality content”, says web giant.
13 Aug 2012
European Parliament votes against ACTA
ACTA
Business strategy

European Parliament votes against ACTA

Controversial anti-piracy legislation gets the thumbs down from Europe.
4 Jul 2012
EU second-hand software ruling could prompt tightening of
EU flag
Business strategy

EU second-hand software ruling could prompt tightening of

Oracle case could fuel piracy, second-hand software sales and licensing changes, claim onlookers.
4 Jul 2012
O2 and Be Broadband block access to The Pirate Bay
Pirate bay
Network & Internet

O2 and Be Broadband block access to The Pirate Bay

ISPs are the latest broadband providers to shut off access to torrent site.
8 Jun 2012
Megaupload lawyers move to kill US piracy charges
Court papers
Security

Megaupload lawyers move to kill US piracy charges

The file-sharing site's legal team claim case is invalid because the company's based in Hong Kong.
31 May 2012
There's more to IP than taming pirates
Trevor Baylis, inventor
Business strategy

There's more to IP than taming pirates

Inside the Enterprise: Content and software piracy attracts the most publicity, but a new campaign aims to bolster intellectual property's role in the…
3 May 2012
Pirate Bay UK future in doubt after High Court decision
Pirate Bay
public sector

Pirate Bay UK future in doubt after High Court decision

A judge says the Pirate Bay infringes copyrights of major record labels.
20 Feb 2012
Google and Mozilla join anti-Sopa/Pipa protest
Piracy
public sector

Google and Mozilla join anti-Sopa/Pipa protest

More heavyweights show their opposition to Sopa and Pipa, as two internet giants join the pack.
18 Jan 2012
Murdoch claims Google is 'piracy leader'
Google
public sector

Murdoch claims Google is 'piracy leader'

Rupert Murdoch accuses Google of being a 'piracy leader' as it streams movies for free and sells adverts around them.
16 Jan 2012
Sheffield student faces extradition over 'piracy'
Piracy
public sector

Sheffield student faces extradition over 'piracy'

A judge rules Richard O'Dwyer can be extradited to the US where he is alleged to have breached copyright law.
16 Jan 2012
BT told to block Newzbin 2
Court
public sector

BT told to block Newzbin 2

The High Court says BT has to block the website, as MPA claims a victory against pirates.
28 Jul 2011
Film industry launching pirate site attacks?
Piracy
Security

Film industry launching pirate site attacks?

Film houses have reportedly approached a software firm offering to carry out a DoS attack on sites hosting pirated movies.
9 Sep 2010