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  • China tightens video rules

    (Sept 5, 2014) Every foreign television show and movie shown on Chinese online streaming sites will have to be approved by authorities or else go offline, broadcast regulators said on Friday, further tightening control over the industry. ...
  • UK illegal sports streaming arrest

    (Sept 2, 2014) The UK's Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has arrested a man in the north-western city of Manchester on suspicion of running a series of illegal sports streaming websites. ...
  • Banned Thai TV Channels To Be Restored

    (Aug 26, 2014) The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has given final approval for the remaining 12 politics-oriented satellite television channels to resume broadcasts under strict conditions.  ...
  • 'Suspended' TV channels in Thailand ordered to be renamed

    (Aug 8, 2014) The National Council for Peace and Order has suggested that the suspended "political" satellite TV stations be renamed and their TV programmes reshuffled to be in accordance with the junta's Order No 97/2557 on media outlets, which bans...
  • Australia seeks online piracy comments

    (July 30, 2014) Following its earlier leak, George Brandis, Australia's Attorney-General and Malcolm Turnbull MP, Minister for Communications, have formally released the Online Copyright Infringement Discussion Paper and is seeking public submissions on...
  • Asia Pacific OTT TV to surge to $10 billion

    Asia Pacific online TV and video revenues (over fixed broadband networks) will reach $10.19 billion in 2020; a massive increase from the $0.54 billion recorded in 2010 and $2.68 billion in 2013, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The OTT ...
  • Police place warning ads on pirate sites

    (July 29, 2014) Adverts are being placed on pirate websites by the City of London Police to warn users the sites are under criminal investigation. ...
  • UK anti-piracy action to launch

    (July 19, 2014) BT, Sky Broadband, TalkTalk, Virgin Media partner with Government and creative industries on scheme. ...
  • WIPO Expert: HK Is Right To Reject A Copyright Exception for UGC

    A leading international expert in copyright law published a commentary on Hong Kong's proposed approach to user-generated content (UGC), in which he concludes that "to guarantee safe harmony with international treaties", the government is wise not to...
  • Fox Offered $80 Billion To Buy Time Warner And Was Rejected: Report

    (July 16, 2014) A new theory to explain why Rupert Murdoch has been so quiet on Twitter of late: He's been pursuing the deal of a lifetime—again. ...

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