Convert2MP3, one of the world’s biggest stream-ripping sites, has closed following action by international recorded music trade bodies IFPI and BVMI.
The government has pledged to inject a further £2m into its Get It Right anti-piracy campaign, which helps inform the public about online copyright infringement.
The UK government is considering introducing extrajudicial pirate website blocking so that rightsholders will not have to go to the High Court every time they want an illegal site taken down.
The Association of Independent Music (AIM) has partnered with anti-piracy specialists MUSO to enable labels and artists to monitor and automatically remove unlicensed music from the internet.
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Use of online piracy sites for music 'dramatically surged' last year, according to the latest research from global piracy authority MUSO.
The internet behemoth has received more than three billion requests from rightsholders to remove links to copyright-infringing websites from its search engine results.
The 2014 study has come to light after a member of the European parliament submitted a freedom of information request.
The value gap between digital services and rightsholders is the single biggest threat facing music today, according to a new study from international trade body IFPI.
The number of music lovers accessing illegal content decreased by 2 percent in 2016/17, according to new Intellectual Property Office (IPO) figures.