The BPI has told UK ISPs to remove The Promo Bay from their block lists, with BT and Virgin Media confirming that the domain is now accessible.
A new voluntary scheme is being proposed in the UK which would punish copyright infringing sites and boost links to sites that have licenses to sell content.
Online music and video that includes strong language, sex or violence offered to the UK audience will be given an 'explicit' logo on key sites from today.
BT has been asked to block access to The Pirate Bay after a court recently ruled that the ISP must cut off its users' access to filesharing site Newzbin2.
The BPI is taking on Google in the fight for banishing illegal downloads, sending a cease-and-desist order to the search giant.
The chief exec of the BPI – the trade group for the British Recorded Music Industry – has hit out at BT's inaction on music piracy, after giving the broadband provider the IP addresses of 100,000 music pirates.
The ad-funded music streaming service Spotify has taken early-adopting music fans by storm in recent weeks, allowing instant, legal and free access to millions of tunes at the click of a mouse button. But that number has just diminished, find out why
The music industry is in crisis. It has been for some time. The question on all label exec's minds is how to combat the increasing problem of illegal filesharing via P2P networks.