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Posted in Copyright, Internet Alastair ShawNathaniel BoyerEugene LowZhen FengJosefine CronaPJ Kaur

UK, US, HK and China – Access denied: an international perspective on ISP blocking injunctions

While the UK Court of Appeal has opened the door for broadband ISP blocking to combat trademark or copyright-infringing activities (see our earlier report ), the picture in the United States, China and Hong Kong is more complex.

“‘It is, it is a glorious thing, to be a Pirate King,’ said W.S. Gilbert: but he was speaking of ship Continue Reading

Posted in Copyright, Entertainment & Content, Internet Penny Thornton

New YouTube Content ID Appeals Process

A new appeals process has been added to Youtube’s Content ID system which provides further recourse for users who feel a claim made against their uploaded content is invalid.

Content ID is a copyright protection tool provided by Youtube, which allows rights holders (e.g film studios or music labels) to protect the use of their audio or video rights. Rights … Continue Reading