The Top 20 Countries for Software Piracy (Software Development Times)
A V.i. Labs report analyzed customer data from its CodeArmor Intelligence software usage-tracking platform to compile a list of the countries with the highest number of machines running unlicensed software.
Apple Removes ‘Counterfeit’ App From iTunes (ChinaDaily)
Apple has removed an application from its iTunes store after it was sued by Lufax, a financial assets management provider, which charges the app was counterfeit and therefore a risk for Lufaz and its customers.
Rightscorp Sued for Harassment and Abuse (TorrentFreak)
A class action lawsuit was filed in California, accusing Rightscorp of breaking several laws in their attempt to extract settlements from alleged pirates.
Aereo is Filing for Bankruptcy (The Washington Post)
Aereo announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, and that the company would undergo a reorganization.
Leahy Pressures Visa, MasterCard to Ban Piracy Sites (The Hill)
Sen. Patrick Leahy is sending letters to executive at Visa and MasterCard asking them to block payments to sites that spread illegal movies, TV shows and other files on the Internet.
Keith Kupferschmid is General Counsel and SVP, Intellectual Property Policy & Enforcement at SIIA. Follow Keith on Twitter at @keithkup and sign up for the Intellectual Property Roundup weekly newsletter here.