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Most Active Copyright Trolls Have Stopped Filing U.S. Piracy Lawsuits, For Now

News The two companies behind nearly all U.S. file-sharing lawsuits in recent years haven’t filed any new complaints recently. Instead of submitting hundreds of new complaints, there are none. It’s unclear why both companies have halted their efforts but it could have something to do with recent legal developments. While most piracy activity has shifted […]

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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 […]