ISP-level blocks of piracy websites are increasingly common across Europe, but debate about how well they work continues to rage. A new study published in Italy comes out firmly on the side of ‘they...
July 10th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog
October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
Torrent tracker Demonoid returned from the dead earlier this year, but it quickly attracted the notice of music rightsholders. Italy has become one of the first countries where ISPs have been ordered to...
September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
We’re not Liking or Favouriting this idea: social networks may be having a negative effect on our personal wellbeing. At least, that’s the theory suggested by an Italian academic study based on 50,000...
July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog
It’s a busy time for Kim Dotcom’s two latest startups, Mega and Baboom. Mega had some bad news last week as the online storage site was blocked in Italy by ISPs, after accusations of film piracy by...
March 6th, 2014 by Music Ally
A total of 46 pirates accused of facilitating piracy will now be blocked to internet users in Italy
February 20th, 2014 by Music Ally
The cover feature in this week’s Music Ally Report looks at ticketing in an age of over-abundance.
November 20th, 2013 by Music Ally
vKontakte continues to provoke the ire of creative industry rightsholders for the filesharing aspects of its service.
December 5th, 2012 by Music Ally
Italy was one of the first countries where ISPs were ordered to block their customers from visiting The Pirate Bay. Now two more torrent sites have been blacklisted by a court: Torrentreactor and Torrents
November 15th, 2012 by Music Ally
Big news for music videos service Vevo this morning, as it launched in three more European countries: Spain, France and Italy.