Piracy

  1. Dublin Seminar Tackles Global Piracy

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With international pirates becoming increasingly sophisticated, law enforcement agencies, governments and intellectual-property rights owners must step up their efforts and their cooperation to succes LONDON -- With international pirates becoming ...

  2. Anti-Piracy Conference Addresses Int'l Concerns

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International cooperation and widespread government action is the only way to curve worldwide piracy, delegates attending a recent World Anti-Piracy Enforcement Conference were told. International cooperation and widespread government action is th ...

  3. Anti-Piracy Conference Addresses Int'l Concerns

    July 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT International cooperation and widespread government action is the only way to curve worldwide piracy, delegates attending a recent World Anti-Piracy Enforcement Conference were told. International cooperation and widespread government action is th ...

  4. Senate OKs PIRATE, ART Acts

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Legislation aims to bolster piracy fight. Legislation aims to bolster piracy fight. News ...

  5. Senate OKs PIRATE, ART Acts

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Senate today (June 25) passed two important pieces of anti-piracy legislation that will help federal prosecutors bring copyright-infringement lawsuits that carry both civil and criminal penalties. The Senate today (June 25) passed two importan ...

  6. Warner Home Video Nixes DVD Screeners

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Anti-piracy move follows Universal's lead. Anti-piracy move follows Universal's lead. News ...

  7. IFPI Calls For Tighter Rights Protection

    June 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The IFPI on Wednesday (June 23) appealed to the European Union to set tighter copyright protection rules to curb soaring piracy. The IFPI on Wednesday (June 23) appealed to the European Union to set tighter copyright protection rules to curb soari ...

  8. France Stepping Up Battle Against International Piracy

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French trade minister Francois Loos will visit the Netherlands June 29 to discuss with Rotterdam port authorities measures to curb physical piracy and the introduction of counterfeit goods into the Eu PARIS -- French trade minister Francois Loos w ...

  9. Brazilian Pirate In Custody on Corruption Charges

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian authorities have arrested Law Kim Chong, described as the country's "most notorious pirate." Law was apprehended June 1 by Brazilian police as he attempted to bribe the chairman of the count LONDON -- Brazilian authorities ...

  10. Interpol Links Piracy To Terrorism Funding

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Report shows IP crimes aid terror groups worldwide. There is new evidence that terrorist organizations around the world are getting at least some of their funding from the sale of illegally copied intellectual property, including pirated DVDs and ...

  11. Interpol Links Piracy To Terrorism Funding

    June 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Report shows IP crimes aid terror groups worldwide. There is new evidence that terrorist organizations around the world are getting at least some of their funding from the sale of illegally copied intellectual property, including pirated DVDs and ...

  12. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  13. French Music Pirate Gets Six Months

    May 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP3s via the Internet. Paris' appeals court has sentenced a man to six months in prison for selling CD-R compilations of pirated MP ...

  14. Loudeye Touts 'Spoofing' Technology

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Company claims anti-piracy unit is 99% effective. Company claims anti-piracy unit is 99% effective. News ...

  15. French Government Backs Anti-Piracy Fight

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The French government is to launch an unprecedented anti-piracy drive at grassroots level. The government has committed to roll out a new education campaign in French schools by the end of this year. The French government is to launch an unprecede ...

  16. Italian Senate Adopts Harsher Piracy Penalties

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new decree adopted by the Italian Senate last week will introduce tougher penalties for illegal file-sharers. The Decreto Urbani (Urbani Decree) on illegal file-sharing, named after its sponsor--cul MILAN--A new decree adopted by the Italian Sen ...

  17. Italian Senate Passes Urbani Decree

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New law will strengthen anti-piracy measures. New law will strengthen anti-piracy measures. News ...

  18. Film Studios Mull Piracy Lawsuits

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Motion Picture Assn. of America head Jack Valenti says film studios may follow their music counterparts in pursuing individual file-sharers through the courts if online film piracy continues unabated. CANNES (Hollywood Reporter)--Motion Picture As ...

  19. Greek Man Gets Three Months For Buying Pirate CDs

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Greek man has been sentenced to three months in prison for buying pirated CDs from a street vendor. The man, known as George S, was arrested May 13 after he purchased two counterfeit CDs from a pedd A Greek man has been sentenced to three months ...

  20. Greek Man Gets Three Months For Buying Pirate CDs

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Greek man has been sentenced to three months in prison for buying pirated CDs from a street vendor. The man, known as George S, was arrested May 13 after he purchased two counterfeit CDs from a pedd A Greek man has been sentenced to three months ...

  21. FBI, Police Seize 200,000 Discs In Atlanta Raids

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were raided yesterday (May 13) in Atlanta, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were ra ...

  22. FBI, Police Seize 200,000 Discs In Atlanta Raids

    May 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were raided yesterday (May 13) in Atlanta, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Two warehouses harboring allegedly illegal optical-disc operations were ra ...

  23. RIAA: Latin Piracy Seizures Up In 2003

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The music industry's efforts to tackle Latin music piracy are paying off. The music industry's efforts to tackle Latin music piracy are paying off. The RIAA today (May 11) released its physical-goods piracy roundup for 2003, revealing th ...

  24. RIAA: Latin Piracy Seizures Up In 2003

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Year-on-year confiscations up 40%. The music industry's efforts to tackle Latin music piracy are paying off. The RIAA today (May 11) released its physical-goods piracy roundup for 2003, revealing that its new beefed-up initiatives resulted in ...

  25. BPI Appoints General Counsel

    May 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Taylor joins from IFPI to strengthen legal, anti-piracy. Taylor joins from IFPI to strengthen legal, anti-piracy. News Taylor ...

  26. French Piracy Watchdog Bites Back

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against counterfeiters. LONDON--French collecting society SCPP, which acts as France's piracy watchdog, claims two court successes against ...

  27. MPA: Trade Barriers Hurt Film Biz

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Piracy and other trade barriers is preventing the American film business from reaping the full multibillion-dollar potential of the product it distributes overseas, according to a report by the Motion LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Piracy and o ...

  28. EU Piracy Directive Clears Hurdle

    May 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European Union's Enforcement Directive, which provides a legal framework against piracy and counterfeiting. BRUSSELS--The European Commission last Monday formally adopted the European U ...

  29. China's Piracy Pledge Not Convincing?

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China pledged to reduce physical goods piracy through a nationwide campaign coordinated at the national, provincial and local level by vice premier, Wu Yi. WASHINGTON--"It is what it is." That's what the record industry's top & ...

  30. FBI Cracks Down With Piracy Raids

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency conducted more than 120 raids yesterday (April 21) in 27 states and assisted law enforcement agencies in 10 other countries in an effort to dismantle ope The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency ...

  31. FBI Cracks Down With Piracy Raids

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency conducted more than 120 raids yesterday (April 21) in 27 states and assisted law enforcement agencies in 10 other countries in an effort to dismantle ope The FBI is getting tough on piracy. The agency ...

  32. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. Pacts aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. News ...

  33. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  34. China Pledges Broad Anti-Piracy Reforms

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) has unveiled a series of agreements between the two countries which represent a strategy aimed at reducing China's crippling piracy levels. The U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commer ...

  35. Film Industry Warned To Heed Piracy Warnings

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The report, called "Facing Piracy: Digital Theft in the Filmed Entertainment Industry," explores the causes of piracy, its financial consequences, and ways to address it. WASHINGTON--The film industry had better take some lessons on pira ...

  36. CERTA Tackles Piracy This Week

    April 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations, will meet with members of Congress April 20 to drum up support to combat entertainment piracy. WASHINGTON--Members of the newly-organized CERTA, the Co ...

  37. CERTA Plans Meeting On Capitol Hill

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New trade group, lawmakers to discuss piracy. New trade group, lawmakers to discuss piracy. News ...

  38. CERTA Plans Meeting On Capitol Hill

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA) -- a new body comprising leading music and movie trade groups -- will hold its first joint activity April 20 on Capitol Hill. The Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations ...

  39. CERTA Plans Meeting On Capitol Hill

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA) -- a new body comprising leading music and movie trade groups -- will hold its first joint activity April 20 on Capitol Hill. The Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations ...

  40. Entertainment Trade Groups Join Forces

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Five major entertaiment trade bodies have teamed to form the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA). Five major entertaiment trade bodies have teamed to form the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA). C ...

  41. Entertainment Trade Groups Join Forces

    April 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Five major entertaiment trade bodies have teamed to form the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA). Five major entertaiment trade bodies have teamed to form the Coalition of Entertainment Retail Trade Associations (CERTA). C ...

  42. PIRATE Act: Reaping The Whirlwind

    April 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Senators Hatch and Leahy have introduced a bill called the "Protecting Intellectual Rights Against Theft and Expropriation Act," or PIRATE Act. Senators Hatch and Leahy have introduced a bill called the "Protecting Intellectual Righ ...

  43. Brazil, U.S. Team Against Piracy

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. WASHINGTON (The Hollywood Reporter)--Members of the Brazilian Congress and U.S. government officials are joining forces in the war on piracy. ...

  44. Warner Names Anti-Piracy Chief

    March 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Warner Bros. Entertainment has created a new position to handle its anti-piracy efforts. Darcy Antonellis, who formerly served as executive VP of distribution and technology operations, has been named Warner Bros. Entertainment has created a new p ...

  45. BPI Steps Up Fight Against File-Sharers

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Court actions, IM campaign aim to curb piracy. Court actions, IM campaign aim to curb piracy. News ...

  46. Raids In Germany Reveal Piracy Network

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A wave of coordinated raids has revealed an extensive Internet pirate network in Germany. A wave of coordinated raids has revealed an extensive Internet pirate network in Germany. More than 15 individuals have been detained by German law officials ...

  47. British Gov't Launches New IP Initiative

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The British government is creating a forum to tackle intellectual-property rights issues. The initiative aims to bring about "a shared approach in the fight against piracy and a better understanding a The British government is creating a foru ...

  48. IFPI's Piracy War In Russia Heats Up

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST As the piracy battle rages in Russia, the IFPI is suing a key producer of pirated CDs for over $1 million. MOSCOW--As the piracy battle rages in Russia, the IFPI is suing a key producer of pirated CDs for over $1 million. The civil case against Ro ...

  49. E.U. Set To Act On New Rules To Halt Piracy

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Union is expected to agree to new rules this week that will clamp down on movie and music pirates following a long legislative battle, according to E.U. sources last Friday. BRUSSELS--The European Union is expected to agree to new rul ...

  50. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST The European Parliament to call on governments to introduce new Internet anti-piracy laws. Attorneys are becoming more like business consultants as bands veer down do-it-yourself path. Aussie judge re The European Parliament to call on governments ...

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