24/07/2011 [IN] ILLEGAL WEBSITE OPERATOR ARRESTED IN FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND ANTI-PIRACY OPERATION IN INDIA - Mumbai Police have arrested the operator of a copyright infringing website in a first-of-its-kind operation in India.
17/05/2011 [UK] SENTENCES FOR HACKERS WHO RAIDED POP STARS’ EMAIL ACCOUNTS - Two computer hackers who targeted pop stars and record companies have been handed down prison sentences by a court in Germany.
04/02/2011 [GR] ILLEGAL GREEK WEBSITES CLOSED AFTER SERIES OF POLICE RAIDS - Greek police officers have secured the closure of a number of illegal websites following a series of raids across the country.
21/01/2011 [UK] IFPI PUBLISHES DIGITAL MUSIC REPORT 2011 - Action to stop digital music piracy is gaining momentum worldwide, with implementation by ISPs of warnings and deterrent sanctions taking effect in three countries in 2010 and governments in other countries expected to implement measures in 2011.
13/01/2011 [US] RAID IN CALIFORNIA UNCOVERS PIRATE CD HUB - Police in Ontario, California have uncovered a massive CD piracy operation following a raid earlier this week.
13/12/2010 [IE] POLICE RAIDS CLOSE STRING OF ILLEGAL WEBSITES IN ICELAND - Police in Iceland have conducted a string of raids across the country, arresting seven people and closing six illegal websites. In the days after the raids, internet traffic in the country dropped by 30 per cent.
27/10/2010 [NZ] COPYRIGHT, CREATIVITY AND THE INTERNET IN NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand's authors now face the same challenge that its filmmakers, musicians and software developers have for the past few years - selling their product in an online environment dominated by piracy.
26/10/2010 [EU] POLICE SMASH SUSPECTED PAN-EUROPEAN MUSIC PIRACY RING - More than 100 police officers in four countries have taken action against those involved in the manufacture, supply and sale of unlicensed CD and DVD box sets that generated millions of euro in illegal sales revenues.
12/10/2010 [FI] FINNISH COURT RULES AGAINST ILLEGAL HUB OPERATOR - A Finnish man received a three-month suspended prison sentence and was ordered to pay €377,000 for running a computer server or “hub” that enabled users to illegally upload unlicensed music online.
14/09/2010 [IL] RAIDS CLOSE DOWN ISRAELI PIRATE CD OPERATION - Israel’s national intellectual property police squad has smashed a suspected counterfeit CD operation in a joint operation with IFPI Israel.
03/08/2010 [BG] FOUR WEBSITES SHUT AFTER LARGEST EVER ONLINE ANTI-PIRACY ACTION IN BULGARIA - Four suspected illegal websites have been closed following the largest ever operation against internet piracy in Bulgaria.
26/07/2010 [UK] MUSIC PIRATES ORDERED TO PAY £170,000 TO RECORD COMPANIES - A pirate music dealer was ordered today to hand over £100,000 in payment to the record companies she ripped off by running an organised crime gang and illegal trading empire.
12/05/2010 [NZ] MICHAEL JACKSON MUSIC PIRATE SENTENCED - A Manurewa store owner who sold pirated Michael Jackson and Eminem CDs has been sentenced to four months home detention and to pay reparations of $3,000.
14/04/2010 [NZ] STING NETS MUSIC PIRACY GUILTY PLEA - A store owner charged with selling counterfeit Michael Jackson CDs has pleaded guilty in the Manukau District Court.
06/04/2010 [MX] TWO MILLION DISCS SEIZED IN MEXICO - Mexican law enforcement officers and military personnel conducted two major anti-piracy enforcement operations in March 2010.
24/03/2010 [UK] NEW MUSIC EDUCATION CAMPAIGN "MUSIC MATTERS" LAUNCHED
19/03/2010 [PL] SUSPECTED UPLOADER CAUGHT RED-HANDED BY POLICE - A resident of the Polish city of Lodz who allegedly shared more than 670 infringing music and film files online has been caught in the act by the Polish police.
30/09/2009 [NZ] MICHAEL JACKSON’S MUSIC PIRATED - Police have raided a Manurewa store and arrested its proprietor for selling pirated copies of Michael Jackson CDs.