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Labels press for UPC piracy crackdown in Ireland

Labels pushing for Irish ISPs to do more to tackle music piracy is a story that keeps resurfacing, usually in the courts. This week’s update features the local subsidiaries of Universal, Sony and Warner taking Ireland’s...
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Irish ISP Eircom has yet to hit any customers with a third strike for piracy

Irish ISP Eircom has yet to hit any customers with a third strike for piracy
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Eircom urges rival Irish ISPs to implement three-strikes

Irish ISP Eircom has been operating a graduated response scheme to tackle illegal filesharing since early 2009, after reaching a settlement with the major labels who had been suing it.
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Irish ISP Eircom’s three-strikes system halted by regulator

Eircom made headlines a couple of years ago when it became the first ISP in Ireland to agree to implement a three-strikes policy to kick persistent filesharers off the internet for 12 months.
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Eircom launches MusicHub service and reveals graduated response policy

Irish ISP Eircom has launched MusicHub, a new music service offering unlimited free streaming, and bundles of downloads. All Eircom broadband customers can get the streaming element for free, then choose to pay €5.99...
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Irish ISP Eircom rolls out three strikes policy

Irish ISP Eircom is launching a pilot scheme for its new graduated response regime to tackle online piracy. The ISP is working with Dtecnet to process 50 IP addresses a week initially, with file-sharers receiving an initial...
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Irish ISP gets green light for three strikes regime

An Irish High Court ruling has given ISP Eircom the go-ahead to cut off internet access to persistent illegal downloaders. The ISP had agreed to do so last year, as part of a settlement with music industry group IRMA.
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Pirate Bay roundup: BREIN criticism, Eircom block and TPB copy

Lots of news about The Pirate Bay today, so we thought we'd wrap it into one post. Kicking off with reaction to Global Gaming Factory's plans for the site, which will involve rightsholders either claiming torrents and getting...
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Labels take BT Ireland to court over three strikes policy

It's hotting up in Ireland, where the country's second largest ISP BT Ireland is facing litigation from the four major labels, to force it to introduce a graduated response policy against illegal file-sharers.
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Irish ISPs kick back against IRMA’s call for graduated response

It's all kicking off in Ireland, following the recent news that ISP Eircom is to adopt a three-strikes policy to cut the access of persistent file-sharers.
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Irish internet users planning Blackout protest against graduated response

Watch out for Irish users of Twitter, Facebook and other social media services replacing their profile pics with black boxes in the coming days.
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Irish ISP agrees to block The Pirate Bay

Ireland's largest ISP, Eircom, has agreed to begin blocking access to file-sharing websites, with The Pirate Bay being the first on its list.It's part of a deal with the Irish Record Music Association, following...