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Court Orders UK Internet Providers To Block Pirate Bay

File-sharing in the United Kingdom just got a little bit more difficult, as the nation's High Court has ordered the country's largest internet providers to completely block access to BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay. Proponents of the ban had argued that the site, where users have posted more than a few links to let users download copyrighted items, was hurting the UK economy by allowing people to get copies of movies and music without paying for them.
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British Court Orders ISPs to Block Pirate Bay — Is the U.S. Next?

Technology : Techland: News (3 years ago)

Britain's High Court — not the highest, but well up the ladder — has officially ordered Internet service providers to block Sweden-based file-sharing site The Pirate Bay. Is the U.S. next? Read Post

Dutch Court Orders Service Providers to Block Pirate Bay

Technology : Techland: News (3 years ago)

A court in The Hague, Netherlands has ordered Internet providers to block the The Pirate Bay website or face large fines, a ruling that means accessing the Swedish-born site directly will soon be impossible for most Dutch consumers. Read Post

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – May 1, 2012

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (3 years ago)

Internet Service Providers in the United Kingdom must block access to the world’s most notorious file-sharing site, The Pirate Bay.  Why?  Because, Britain’s High Court believes that requiring ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay ... Read Post


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