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Premier League Piracy Case Ends In ‘Record Damages’, Suspended Sentences

News The Premier League says it has secured one of the highest copyright-related damages awards in Thailand’s history after targeting individuals behind a major ‘piracy network’ in Asia. A British man and a Thai national pleaded guilty to infringement, paid the Premier League around £385,000, forfeited close to £180,000, and received suspended jail sentences totaling […]

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South Africa Faces US Trade Sanctions over Online Piracy

News The US Trade Representative has launched a review of South Africa’s copyright protection policies, which could result in trade sanctions. The announcement follows a petition from the IIPA, which represents the MPA, RIAA, and other entertainment industry groups. The organizations are unhappy with how South Africa is handling the threat of online piracy and […]

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Pirate IPTV Services Generate Nearly €1 Billion Per Year, EU Study Shows

News New research published by the European Union Intellectual Property Office shows that, in the EU, pirate IPTV services generate close to a billion euros in annual revenue. Illegal IPTV services are most popular in the Netherlands and Sweden, while UK subscribers bring in the most money. Increasingly, people are canceling their expensive cable subscriptions, […]