• “Barbie” Reaches Russia Illegally

    Despite international sanctions and the decision of five leading Hollywood studios to take a stance against the invasion of Ukraine and halt the releases of their movies in Russia, the latest Hollywood blockbuster, “Barbie,” was shown this week in the Siberian city of Tyumen, as reported by theRussian RTVI news outlet on Wednesday.

  • Hong Kong Cracks Down on Pirated Karaoke Ventures

    Hong Kong Customs reported on Wednesday the conclusion of an eight-day operation against the sale of illicitly sold karaoke players and pirated music.

  • Europe Should Protect Independent Media in Copyright Reform

    The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) deems copyright reform necessary for meeting the demands of the digital age and to ensure publishers can more effectively protect their content online. But the proposed Articles 11 and 13 of the current draft of the Copyright Directive, to be voted on by the European Parliament (EP) tomorrow, could significantly harm independent media – and investigative journalism.

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  • OCCRP's Position on the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market

    As an independent investigative journalism outlet and media development organization, the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) relies heavily on copyright to guarantee correct attribution of our work. This is vital to our journalism and investigative research.

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