UK music industry group BPI has hit a new milestone this weekend after the group reported its 250 millionth infringing link to Google. According to BPI, the volume of requests shows that search engines have to do more to address the piracy problem, and they hope that the pending Digital Economy Bill will help to achieve this.
Copyright trolling is usually handled in the civil courts but over in Poland, things are getting out of control. Police have reportedly visited hundreds of homes and seized hundreds of computers, each alleged to have shared a movie without permission. There are fears that up to 40,000 people could eventually be affected.