Europol has supported the Dutch Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD) in taking down an illegal IPTV service serving over one million users across Europe.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has shut down Spain’s top illegal streaming and torrent service, AtomoHD.
The Association of Commercial Television and Video on Demand Services wishes to express its dismay at the Commission’s Recommendation on combatting online piracy of sports events and other live content.
As regards sports live events, it is necessary to encourage Member States and all relevant stakeholders to take effective measures against unauthorised retransmission of live sports events, while guaranteeing the necessary safeguards to protect fundamental rights.
Piracy rates for US streaming services are expected to rise from 22% in 2022 to 24.5% in 2027, according to Parks Associates.
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) has several benefits for the trademark licensing industry: creating images of new licensed products, developing creative assets, and conducting market research. However, there are also a number of legal issues that brands must be aware of.
The fight over copyright will be big. According to Nash, the art industry should quickly take a stand to ensure that artists' work is licensed and used ethically when teaching AI models.
The Hellspy Internet platform, which was one of the most popular czech data sharing servers, ceased its operation over the past weekend. It happened on the first day of April, just as planned. I&Q Group, as the operator of the service, will now refund people with subscriptions gradually.
The Ulož.to platform, which allows uploading and downloading of films, documents and photos, may have to change its services significantly and keep a closer eye on what people upload to its repository. This was shown by the latest dispute with Ulož.to initiated by Prima TV.
Film distributor CinemArt has won another round of litigation against Ulož.to. It concerned the film The Charlatan, which Ulož.to was offering for illegal online viewing in 2020.
Police officers from Poland’s Central Bureau for Combatting Cybercrime (CBZC) have closed one of the largest pirate site in the country offering viewers movies and series.
The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) said it has shut down an illegal video-streaming site that was racking up millions of monthly visits.