Copyright Infringement

  • Twitter to replace copyright violating tweets with takedown notice 05-11-2012 04:53 PM

    New Delhi: With the view to be more transparent with the content posted by users, Twitter has introduced a new copyright policy that has made a change in the way Twitter responds to copyright complaints. Twitter will now withheld any copyright-infringing tweet with a takedown notice explaining it's being withheld...
  • SAP to pay $20M to settle criminal charges 15-09-2011 02:24 PM

    San Francisco: Business software maker SAP AG on Wednesday said it agreed to pay $20 million to settle criminal charges from the US Department of Justice against a now-defunct subsidiary, TomorrowNow. The subsidiary was accused of 12 counts of fraud and copyright infringement for stealing documents from rival Oracle Corp.'s...
  • Sanjay to host the next season of 'Bigg Boss'? 30-06-2011 03:14 PM

    Sanjay Dutt may host the next season of 'Bigg Boss', while 'Delhi Belly's 'Bhaag DK Bose' runs into controversy yet again. ...
  • Website to pay $950,000 for Beatles piracy 29-03-2011 12:31 PM

    Los Angeles: The owners of a California Web site that sold Beatles songs for 25 cents each before they went on sale legally through iTunes have agreed to pay the band's EMI Group label $950,000 to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit, court papers showed on Monday. A federal judge ruled...
  • Lime Wire, music companies settle copyright case 09-03-2011 10:20 AM

    New York: The operator of Lime Wire, a once-popular file-sharing service shut down last year for copyright infringement, has settled a lawsuit brought by music publishers. The settlement with Lime Wire LLC covers more than 30 publishers, including units of EMI Group, Sony Corp and Vivendi SA. The terms were...
  • Oracle's win not seen dialing up phone lawsuits 25-11-2010 12:25 PM

    New York: The record-breaking $ 1.3 billion verdict Oracle won on Tuesday in its copyright case against SAP sent shockwaves through the technology world, but observers said it was unlikely to have a direct impact on high-profile litigation over mobile devices. Over the last several months, major technology companies such...
  • Google denies Oracle's Android copyright complaint 06-10-2010 11:33 AM

    Bangalore: Google has denied Oracle's complaint of copyright infringement in development of Android smartphone software and asked a US court to dismiss Oracle's lawsuit, court documents showed. Oracle sued Google in August, alleging patent and copyright infringement in the development of the popular Android smartphone software. In its response filed...
  • China orders 15 websites to remove videos 16-09-2010 11:42 AM

    Beijing: China's press watchdog has ordered 15 websites to remove videos which were unauthorised or had copyright issues. The 15 sites, including youku.com, ku6.com and video.baidu.com, took up more than 80 percent of the country's video market share, Wang Ziqiang, a senior official with the General Administration of Press and...
  • Knight Riders taken to court for 'copyright violation' 14-05-2008 04:48 PM

    New Delhi: Desperate to don his India jersey once again, cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who recently returned to the country after undergoing three cycles of chemotherapy in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, says he is set to start training in a week or two. I'll start training in...
  • Krazzy logic: In B'wood, copyright is right to copy 10-04-2008 02:50 AM

    Perth: Curator Cameron Sutherland on Thursday said the hot conditions here have taken some sting out of the green WACA surface but the pitch would still suit the fast bowlers in the third Test between India and Australia beginning Friday. It still has a nice grass coverage. But it's pretty...