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Digital Economy Act 2017: The pick ‘n’ mix assortment of provisions receives Royal Assent

The Digital Economy Act (the “Act“) finally received Royal Assent on 27 April 2017 and the final text has recently been published. First introduced in the House of Commons in July 2016, it has been the subject of much scrutiny and … Continue reading

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Creative industries and search engines agree voluntary anti-piracy code

In February 2017, search engines (such as Google and Bing) and representatives of the creative industries agreed a voluntary code of practice to demote copyright infringing website links from the first page of search results for consumers in the UK. … Continue reading

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High Court orders ISPs to block their customers from receiving unauthorised streaming of Premier League football matches

Following on from a number of decisions in which internet service providers (“ISPs“) were ordered to block their customers from accessing websites whose content infringed the rights of intellectual property owners, the High Court has granted an order sought by … Continue reading

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