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EDITORIAL: Our free nation has no need for a 'Great Firewall of Taiwan'

Taipei – The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office under the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced on May 28 its proposal to block access to top piracy websites as well as overseas Internet services which infringe on copyrights.

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USTR retains RP in Watch List despite IPR improvements

Despite strong praises for the improvements in the intellectual property rights regime in the country, the US government has still retained the Philippines on its 2013 Watch List as it raised new issues that this major US ally must make progress on, such as online piracy, improve predictability with respect to search and seizure orders, and patentability of chemical forms.

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Levi's, Lee lobby to keep Philippines on US piracy watch list

Two American jeans manufacturers say the sale of fake products persists in the Philippines, so the country should be kept on the piracy watch list of the Office of the US Trade Representative.

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Google, Yahoo ad networks fund online piracy websites, USC report claims

A report from the University of California's Annenberg Innovation Lab claims that Google, Yahoo, and others are helping fund online piracy through advertising a claim Google says is "mistaken."

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Newzbin2 to shut down, says numbers 'don't stack up'

Website accused of piracy by Hollywood says business no longer "stacks up".

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Newzbin2 piracy site shuts down

Newzbin2, a site which offered links to pirated content, has decided to close – 15 months after a UK court ruled it must be blocked.

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YouTube allows for free downloads; one columnist shares his thoughts

Downloading music is not a recent development or even a new phenomenon across Internet culture. Rather, it’s become much more of a problem of piracy than anything else. With this, music, videos and anything else posted on YouTube just became easy access for the web’s downloading community.

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