BluFocus announced that it will offer Cinavia testing services to manufacturers of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and recorders.
Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) announced that it supports the Combating Counterfeit Products Act currently proposed by the Canadian government.
IFPI announced that it has released the 2013 edition of its yearly Digital Music Report.
The NPD Group announced it reckons that illegal music file sharing declined significantly in 2012.
The International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA) announced that it has submitted recommendations to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in its annual Special 301 review.
The City of London Police announced that it has stopped the largest ever consignment of counterfeit CDs from being smuggled into the UK.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) announced that it has disrupted a crime group allegedly involved in a multi-million dollar illegal DVD manufacturing and distribution racket in the Toronto area.
The European Parliament announced that it rejected the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by 478 votes to 39, with 165 abstentions.
The Government of Canada announced that the Copyright Modernization Act, Bill C-11 has received Royal Assent and is now the law of the land.
Verimatrix announced that Quickflix is securing its Over-the-Top (OTT) Video-On-Demand (VoD) service with the Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for Internet TV.
The National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced that an updated anti-piracy warning will appear on new DVD and Blu-ray discs published by members of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it has published its annual Special 301 Report, which provides the agency’s opinion of the adequacy and effectiveness of the protection of intellectual property rights by U.S. trading partners.
Rimage Corporation announced its new Blu Lock anti-rip copy protection technology at NAB Show 2012.