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Pirate Bay Blocked: Judges show we CAN put a block on online porn..but WON'T as they order internet providers to block illegal file sharing site

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

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.
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UK High Court: ISPs Must Block Access To The Pirate Bay

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

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

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

The Pirate Bay could be blocked in the UK, after a judge rules it infringes copyright

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

The high court in London has ruled that Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay breaches copyright on a large scale, and effectively took the site one step closer to being... Read Post

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