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Boxing broadcasters attack Periscope pirates

Twitter's live-streaming app periscope is attracting much attention from broadcasters as its users have taken to ‘live streaming' premium TV events, most recently the boxing heavyweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas.

06/05/2015  |  Full story...

Down Periscope! HBO attacks Twitter over Game of Thrones live streaming

Broadcaster HBO has sent ‘take down’ notices to Periscope, the live-streaming video app owned by Twitter, after users of the app broadcast episodes of the hit show Games of Thrones on Sunday night.

16/04/2015  |  Full story...

US online music streaming sales beat CDs for the first time

Sales generated by online streaming exceeded CD sales in the US for the first time ever in 2014, according to new data.

20/03/2015  |  Full story...

File sharing stalwart Rapidshare to close next month

Popular file sharing site Rapidshare will close next month, hit by the rise of streaming services and a crackdown on piracy.

13/02/2015  |  Full story...

The Pirate Bay returns 2 months after shutdown

The Pirate Bay has risen from its digital ashes once again, more than seven weeks after its servers were raided.

03/02/2015  |  Full story...

Pirate Bay taken offline after raid

The Pirate Bay has been taken offline following a raid in Sweden, ending years of a police 'cat and mouse' chase with the file sharing website.

11/12/2014  |  Full story...

Netflix accounts for third of traffic in North America

Netflix accounts for about a third of Internet traffic in North America on “fixed” connections, but the video streaming service also accounts for a tenth of all uploaded traffic too, second only to BitTorrent, according to new research.

24/11/2014  |  Full story...

Google copyright clampdown sinks pirates' search rankings

Google's latest effort to penalise copyright infringing websites has seen some sites drop 98% on its search engine, according to new data from Searchmetrics.

28/10/2014  |  Full story...

Digital music trends 2014: Piracy remains a key problem

The digital music industry will experience slow growth in revenue over the next 5 years, from $12.3bn this year to $13.9 in 2019.

21/08/2014  |  Full story...

Digital copyright infringements - ISPs to become gatekeepers in new digital marketing regulation push

Suspected pirates are about to get chased by their ISPs as the UK steps up enforcement of digital copyright infringements as digital marketing regulation becomes more sophisticated – but do you want your ISP knowing what you’re downloading?

23/07/2014  |  Full story...

Netflix accounts for third of all US internet traffic- as piracy drops

Netflix increased its share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34% of data flowing to consumers during peak times, up from 32% in the latter half of 2013.

15/05/2014  |  Full story...

Win for pirates? UK illegal downloaders will only get 'educational’ letters from ISP

In a blow to the film and music industry, a new deal between UK ISPs will see frequent illegal downloaders sent strongly worded letters with no chance of fines or further legal action.

12/05/2014  |  Full story...

Mega founder Kim Dotcom launches political party

Kim Dot Com, the controversial founder of cloud storage site Mega, has formed a political party in New Zealand.

31/03/2014  |  Full story...

Netflix monitors piracy sites to decide which shows to buy

Video streaming service Netflix has revealed that it monitors piracy sites to asses the popularity and appeal of the shows it buys.

17/09/2013  |  Full story...

Pirate Bay dodges ISP blocks with 'PirateBrowser'

File-sharing website The Pirate Bay has launched a browser designed to avoid blocks from internet service providers (ISPs) on its site and other similar webpages.

13/08/2013  |  Full story...

France axes ‘3 strikes’ online piracy law

France’s 'three strikes' anti-piracy measure, introduced in 2009 under Nicolas Sarkozy, has been replaced with a system of automatic fines.

11/07/2013  |  Full story...

PS4 ‘winning console PR war’ over Xbox?

This year’s E3 electronics show in LA was the backdrop for the latest round in the upcoming next-gen console wars, with Sony’s PS4 getting the best critical reception for placing less restrictions (and a cheaper price tag) on its device than its Xbox rival.

Watch this E3 highlight video from Rev3 Games showing the key moments of the PS4 event:

Watch this E3 highlight video from TechRadar showing the key moments of the Xbox One event:

12/06/2013  |  Full story...

BitTorrent ‘Bundle’ offers legal downloads for customer contacts

BitTorrent is launching a new online media format letting content creators offer downloads in exchange for ‘additional steps’ such as providing an email or a cash donation, as the firm looks to distance itself from piracy and provide an alternative distribution model for the creative industry.

13/05/2013  |  Full story...

Online piracy ‘does not hurt the music industry’- EC study

Illegal downloading has little impact on music sales and actually drives consumers to make legal purchases, according to a new study published by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.

25/03/2013  |  Full story...

Amazon to sell second-hand digital music?

Amazon has been granted with a patent to re-sell digital content, in a move that could pose a problem for media owners.

12/02/2013  |  Full story...

Mega search engine courts more piracy fears

A new third-party search engine dedicated to the newly-launched online storage service Mega has sparked controversy over piracy fears.

01/02/2013  |  Full story...

Digital goes to Hollywood: Apple, Wikileaks and Pirate Bay movies in the works

After The Social Network turned Facebook’s story into a film, a raft of new movies depicting the exploits of some of digitals biggest names are set to hit the big screen this year.

24/01/2013  |  Full story...

Kim Dotcom MegaUpload sequel rivals Dropbox with 50GB free storage

MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom has launched a new cloud storage service called Mega, offering users a massive 50GB of file storage online for free.

View a BBC report on Kim Dotcom's new venture here:

21/01/2013  |  Full story...

UK digital download sales surpass £1bn

Digital sales of music, games and films have broken the £1 billion barrier for the first time in the UK, according to new data. The study, from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) indicates that shoppers spent £1.033 billion - an 11.4% rise - on downloads, with video games accounting for more than half that figure with sales of £552.2 million.

08/01/2013  |  Full story...

Marketing regulation trends in 2012: The 10 biggest headlines of the year

As digital grows at a rapid pace, law-makers struggle to keep up. In the UK, Lord Levinson would have us believe in his final media ethics report, digital media is an 'ethical vacuum' beyond regulation. Despite this rather despondent outlook, there were plently of high-profile legal tussles over the past 12 months. As part of a 2012 review, Netimperative looks back at the 10 most popular marketing regulation news stories and trends of the year.

14/12/2012  |  Full story...

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