Archive for the 'copyright' Category

Filesharing: BT and TalkTalk fail in challenge to Digital Economy Act – The Guardian

“Government plans to curb illegal filesharing received a significant boost on Wednesday, as a judicial review of the controversial Digital Economy Act failed to halt the legislation.”

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The Guardian, 20th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Copyright law in Britain is ‘crazy’ – Daily Telegraph

“Britain needs to radically update its copyright laws, which criminalise millions of consumers who use iPods, according to a leading watchdog.”

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Daily Telegraph, 19th April 2011

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Digital Economy Act: filesharing code delayed by six months – The Guardian

“The government’s code to clamp down on illegal filesharing will not come into force for another six months as the Digital Economy Act is held up by a high court challenge.”

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The Guardian, 5th April 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Football Dataco Ltd and others v Sportradar GmbH and another – WLR Daily

Football Dataco Ltd and others v Sportradar GmbH and another [2011] EWCA Civ 330; [2011] WLR (D) 113

“There was no good arguable case of copyright infringement under article 3 of Directive 96/9/EC such as to establish that the English court had jurisdiction for the purposes of article 27 of Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 where, even though the collection of data might involve some intellectual creation, what was alleged to have been copied was mere data on any reasonable view.”

WLR Daily, 29th March 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Digital music player ads must not encourage copying, rules ad regulator – OUT-LAW.com

“A company must change the way it advertises its digital music player because the ads encourage people to copy music in a way that breached copyright law, the advertising industry regulator has said.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 31st March 2011

Source: www.out-law.com

Digital Economy Act: further delay to illegal downloading measures – The Guardian

“Plans to send thousands of warning letters to alleged illegal downloaders have been delayed until next year as the government’s embattled Digital Economy Act is held up by a high court judicial review.”

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The Guardian, 28th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lily Allen wins damages over Mail Online article – The Guardian

“Lily Allen has won damages from Associated Newspapers in a privacy and copyright action relating to pictures of her home published by Mail Online.”

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The Guardian, 23rd March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk


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