Entries in 'illegal' (29)
Publisher’s hopes of illegalising the sale of pre-owned software have been dashed after the European Court of Justice ruled that the practice is legitimate.
US attorneys have warned that Facebook Credits may be in violation of America's antitrust laws.
Infamous BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay could be completely blocked in the UK following a ruling from the High Court.
The Serious Organised Crime Agency has closed down music website RnBXclusive.com and says those who used it could be fined and imprisoned.
Retailer Comet has pledged to fight its corner in the dispute with Microsoft over the manufacturing of 94k Windows recovery discs.
Big box retailer Comet is being taken to court by Microsoft following accusations that it has been selling illegal copies of Windows XP and Windows Vista.
As is sadly quite often the case before a big new release nowadays, the release of EA’s Battlefield 3 has been sullied by the game’s arrival on illegal torrent sites.
The Court of Appeal in France has followed the UK’s lead in effectively illegalising the sale of the DS piracy device R4.
A new report from US trade body the Entertainment Software Association has pointed the finger at five nations which it says account for over half of the world's illegal internet ...
The first claims of full-scale piracy on the PS3 have surfaced on the internet.
The men behind Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay have lost their latest appeal against their prosecution for piracy.
A fresh question mark hangs over the viability of the pre-owned software market this morning after a ruling in the US Court of Appeal upheld a developer’s right to prevent ...
Sony has won its first major victory in the battle against PS3 homebrew enabler PSJailbreak.
The company behind the controversial PSJailbreak, a device that allows users to play homebrew and pirated code on PS3 for the first time, has asserted its position in the face ...
In response to MCV’s news yesterday that many companies are continuing to sell R4DS and other DS piracy devices despite the recent court ruling that illegalised the activity, ...
It has been confirmed that the recent High Court ruling that illegalised the R4 DS card in the UK has also illegalised a number of other devices designed to perform ...
A new ruling from the London high Court has officially illegalised the importing, advertising or sale of R4 cards in the UK.
Wii and DS platform holder Nintendo is celebrating a significant legal victory in the Netherlands after 11 retailers were convicted of acting unlawfully by importing and selling DS R4 cards ...
Though Christmas day is behind us, IP holders have been given a late festive present with news that another high-profile BitTorrent site – Gary Fung’s IsoHunt – has been closed ...
In a blow to its ongoing battle against video game piracy, platform holder Nintendo has lost a lawsuit against a manufacturer of a DS Flash card.
In a move that could prove an important milestone in the battle against console modding, the Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Worcestershire-based modchip seller Christopher Gilham.
In what will surely encourage the self-validating conscience of illicit file-sharers, a new study has concluded that people who pirate digital content end up spending more on it than those ...