Judges last night moved against internet giants with a ruling on copyright infringment that proved it is possible to take action to combat online porn. The High Court ruled that a Swedish file-sharing website, which enables users to download music without paying, must be blocked by UK-based internet service providers.Companies such as Sky, Talk Talk and Virgin Media have been told to prevent their users from accessing the site, The Pirate Bay, which hosts links to mostly-pirated free music and video.
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
The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) finally got its will today. According to a ruling by Britain's High Court, UK Internet providers must now block access to Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay. The BBC reports that the BPI... Read Post