Ivi TV has decided to get its retaliation in first, and is suing several major broadcasters to assert its right to broadcast their content without formal agreements.
YouTube has signed a deal with music licensing store RumbleFish allowing YouTube users to buy copyright-protected tracks to add to their videos.
The US is taking its gloves off in the fight over intellectual property, and says it plans to go after foreign websites that encourage piracy.
A US District Court has ruled that file-sharing software supplier LimeWire has been inducing copyright infringement, in a decision that could see the end of the company.
Movie companies and recording companies are calling for spyware to be installed on all computers to detect and delete pirated material.
The brickbats are flying in the Google-vs-Viacom copyright case, with Google accusing Viacom of setting YouTube up.
One of the founders of Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, has launched a website that, er, lets people pay for content on the web.