Half of world's PCs use pirated software: report
Almost half of personal computer users around the world get their software illegally, with China's massive market the worst culprit, a report claimed Wednesday.
YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film
(AP)—A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violent riots in parts of the Middle East and death threats to the actors.
EBay fined again for selling fake Louis Vuitton goods online
A French court on Friday ordered online auction site eBay to pay 80,000 euros (118,000 dollars) to Louis Vuitton for selling fake luxury perfumes, LVMH said.
Google removes European titles from digital books deal
Internet giant Google will remove all books still on sale in Europe from a US online market offering millions of titles that are out of print in the United States, the company said Monday.
'Rogue websites' bill runs into more opposition
Three leading technology industry groups urged members of the US Congress on Monday to oppose a copyright protection bill being proposed in the House of Representatives.
Pirate Bay founder to take case to EU court: lawyer
A founder of Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay will take his case to Europe's top court after the Supreme Court in Sweden refused to hear his appeal, his lawyer said Monday.
Dutch court orders Pirate Bay to remove links
A Dutch court Thursday ordered Sweden's The Pirate Bay filesharing website to remove links to works of members of a Netherlands-based music and film copyright protection group.
New pilot survey reveals importance of intellectual property
New survey results indicate that trademarks and trade secrets are the most important forms of intellectual property (IP) protection according to most businesses, followed by copyrights and patents.
Judge in Pirate Bay trial may have been biased
A Swedish judge who found four men guilty of promoting copyright infringement by running filesharing site The Pirate Bay may have been biased and a retrial may be ordered, legal experts said Thursday.
Microsoft chief says China piracy very costly
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has said rampant software piracy in China has eaten into his company's revenue in what is soon to be the world's top PC market, a report said Friday.
Asia's IT industry more competitive: study
Asian economies are closing the gap on the West in terms of their IT competitiveness, a study showed Tuesday, as they strengthen copyright protection and implement regulatory reforms .
Google to build Asia data centres as market surges
Google said it will build three data centres in Asia at a cost of more than $200 million, as the number of Internet users in the region soars along with stiff competition from rivals.
Google eyes Asia growth with new data centres
Google has begun construction of a new data centre in Hong Kong, the first of three planned for Asia as the Web giant expands to meet the region's growing thirst for information technology.
Russia faces rare Internet copyright challenge
Russia's loose copyright protection laws were put to the test Thursday when prosecutors filed charges against a social network user who put 18 of his favourite pop group's songs online.