Wikipedia has announced it will join an Internet 'black out' on Wednesday to protest a controversial anti-piracy bill being
A student vows to fight his extradition to the United States to face copyright infringement allegations. Richard O'Dwyer
File-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB) is giving up its bad old ways and abandoning the .torrent files that have made
The website of a student, accused of infringing film copyright, was merely operating in the same way as the search engine
Interviewed recently, Peter Dawe, founder of the IWF, recalled early internet companies were in the mode of "frontiersman". It is true that they were - the internet may be ubiquitous now but then it was a new, uncharted but promising territory.
Now, I'm on record as saying that 'You Only Get What You Give' is an example of pop songwriting perfection, so I had a look. It turned out the Tory party had used the track at their conference, one of that shower of bastards walked on, or off, stage to it.
Musicians are set to receive royalties from sales and airplay well into their old age under a new EU ruling. On Monday, the
This week, not one but two body-blows were dealt to the UK's proud tradition of nurturing a creative and omnipresent seam that stretches from Shakespeare to Adele.
The broad area of intellectual property, protecting people's rights and copyright law in particular is hugely complex to most people. Centuries of tradition and common law lie behind what is in place today in the UK with the geographically-based rules and regulations -- hardly a good fit when much content today is digital, and certainly not based on physical geography.