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Anti-Piracy Group Accused YouTube of Fraud over Trademark An anti-piracy group named Audible Magic, which operates in the digital fingerprinting space, complained to the US Patent and Trademark Office that YouTube infringed its “Content ID” trademark. Copyright Holder Stole Physical Stuff from Pirates in Revenge A movie director once found out that his film had been illegally downloaded and distributed among store employees. He decided to get his revenge: he went to that store and literally stole ingredients to make a clam chowder. Unlike file-sharers, he got caught. Kodi Boxes Corrupt Kids & Damage TVs (Industry Claims) The UK Industry Trust for IP Awareness warned people that modified Kodi devices could corrupt children and damage TV-sets. The parents were warned that pirate devices and apps lacked age controls and could even damage TV. The Industry Trust for IP Awareness published an article in the newspaper asking parents if they were aware of the dangers posed by piracy-enabled devices also known as Kodi boxes with third-party addons. UK ISP’s Piracy Educational Advisory was Confusing British Internet service providers will soon start sending piracy warnings to their customers as part of a new educational campaign. One of the largest providers in the country, BT, UK Teenage Girls Invited to Cyber Spying Competition Girls aged 13 to 15 are being invited to test their technology skills in a spying competition in order to inspire more women to fight online crime. This competition was organized by GCHQ’s new National Cyber Security Centre in order to encourage more women to join the fight against online crime. According to GCHQ’s Swefilmer Trial Started in Sweden A trial of two individuals accused of operating a popular Swedish streaming website has started, with the whole world watching. The operators of Swefilmer are accused of copyright infringement and money laundering. The landmark case was previously postponed in Sweden. Star Trek Spin-Off Is No More Accused of Infringing Klingon Language Paramount Pictures sues the crowdfunded Star Trek spin-off titled "Prelude to Axanar", and the trial will take place later in January, but part of the claims were dismissed, including the Klingon language: the court excluded it from the copyright battle, along with a number of other claims like Vulcans' UK NHS Trust under Cyber-Attack Barts health trust, recognized as the largest NHS trust in England, suffered a hacking attack which could affect at least 4 London hospitals. The trust runs 5 medical institutions in east London and has just sent a message to all employees warning them not to open email attachments from unknown source. Porn Streaming Sites Can Host Pirate Videos on YouTube Porn websites can use a “private publishing” flaw in Google's services that allows them to store infringing content for free. Everyone knows that there are some pirated videos on YouTube, BREIN’s Anti-Piracy Achievements The well-known Dutch anti-piracy group has been fighting against illegal downloading very actively over 2016. BREIN targeted hundreds of websites via various enforcement actions – as a result,
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