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Italian broadcaster obtains injunction against website facilitating illegal football streaming

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Italy
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  • October 14 2013

In an injunction issued on 16 July 2013, the Civil Court of Rome ruled that by providing links to streaming services, an Italian news website had

High Court grants FAPL site-blocking injunctions against websites providing live streaming of football matches

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2013

On 16 July Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in FAPL v BSkyB in which he granted blocking injunctions against six major UK ISPs in relation

ALRC copyright and the digital economy update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • September 14 2012

On 20 August 2012, the ALRC released its first issues paper for its Inquiry into Copyright and the Digital Economy in Australia

EU Commission's proposal for a directive on collective rights management

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • July 27 2012

The Commission's proposal aims to establish a legal framework for the collective management of rights that are administered by collecting societies on behalf of rights holders

Order granted against ISPs in the pirate bay case

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2012

We reported on the preliminary hearing of the High Court in the Pirate Bay proceedings here, when it was found that the operators and users of the Pirate Bay website were infringing copyright

US: "6 strikes and you're out" to be implemented

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • USA
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  • May 22 2012

In July last year, several of the USA's major ISPs launched a collaborative bid to combat online copyright infringement

ISP's safe under Australian law for now

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia
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  • May 22 2012

On April 20 Australia's highest court found that internet service provider iiNet was not responsible for the infringing acts of its customers, upholding a 2011 decision of Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia

Telecommunications operator obtains favourable decision in dispute against copyright collecting society for simulcasting

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Brazil
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  • May 3 2012

The Rio de Janeiro Court of Justice determined that a telecommunications operator (Oi) is not liable for royalties for the public performance of musical works played simultaneously on the radio and over the internet

Organisation in charge of collecting the private copying levy held liable for damages

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • France
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  • March 28 2012

Since France's rate for the private copy levy is one of the highest in Europe, Rueducommerce, an e-commerce website, argued that it lost customers because online merchants located in other EU Member States which do not have such a levy system can sell their goods at a lower price compared to online merchants located in France

Digital media update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

Welcome to the January edition of our quarterly Digital Media Update