Browse by Media Hit and Intellectual Property
Grand Theft Audio? Rapper Wants GTA 5 Recalled for Stolen Beats
Daz Dillinger said the top-selling but controversial video game “Grand Theft Auto Five” includes his songs and lyrics without permission. Theft of digital music costs recording artists an estimated $12.5 billion annually, according to an IPI study.
Spotify analysis uncovers post-festival rise in music piracy
Research from Spotify has claimed that although the festival season increases demand for artists’ music, it leads to a rise in its acquisition through unauthorised channels.
The Institute for Policy Innovation blasted recording artist Justin Bieber for a tweet that asked for a pirated copy of an Ultimate Fighting Championship fight in Las Vegas.
What is the cost of free?
By some estimates, a quarter of today's Internet traffic is copyright-infringed media and intellectual properties being used and consumed illegally. To protect their creative works in the online environment, moviemakers, musicians, and other artists are enlisting the help of powerful, legitimate, infrastructure companies such as Internet service providers; credit card processors; and search engines that can stifle piracy-enabling sites by making it difficult for them to operate and process transactions.
Patent pools were designed to save innovators time and money by establishing cross-licensing agreements for specific technologies, but patent pools can be abused by exploiting the system to maximize profits
Patent pools were designed to save innovators time and money by establishing cross-licensing agreements for specific technologies, but patent pools can be abused by exploiting the system to maximize profits, said IPI.
UK Authorities Launch Crime Unit to Tackle Online Piracy
A new Intellectual Property unit will hunt down "organized crime gangs" who "illegally profiteer on the backs of others' endeavors."
The shadowy world of online piracy
Electronic piracy is a shadowy world of grey areas, clashing ideologies and desperate attempts by the establishment to keep up with rapidly changing habits and even more rapidly changing technology. One recent study by the Institute for Policy Innovation estimated that music piracy costs the US economy 12.5 billion dollars per year, and results in the loss of more than 70,000 jobs and 2 billion dollars in wages.
Assistant USTR Optimistic About Strong, Balanced Intellectual Property Provisions in TPP
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative-Intellectual Property and Innovation Stan McCoy is optimistic that negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership can come to a "world-class result" for "strong and balanced" intellectual property protection, despite ongoing debate over the rigidity of those protections, he said at an IPI forum commemorating World Intellectual Property Day.
Studios Struggle for Focus on Film Pirates' Booty
As options for watching movies ave expanded and become more sophisticated, so have attempts to pirate the content, leaving studios seeking new ways to discern the impact on their bottom lines.
|Total Records: 20||