Tag: site blocking
Anti-piracy updates: Ireland, Spain, Denmark
The focus for anti-piracy measures has well and truly shifted back to ISPs in recent years. Some latest updates from the anti-piracy barricades, then, starting with Ireland. The High Court has ordered ISP UPC to introduce...
March 30, 2015
17 more piracy sites to be blocked by UK ISPs
The BPI and PPL are continuing to target piracy sites through High Court orders in the UK, forcing ISPs to block access to them. 17 music download sites have just been added to the blacklist, with most of them MP3 search...
March 25, 2015
MP3 search engine MP3Juices shut down
The UK’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has pulled the plug on MP3Juices, a search engine for MP3s, by shuttering its domain name. It is accused of facilitating mass copyright infringement and had ignored warning...
September 16, 2014
IFPI demands torrent sites in Austria are blocked
The IFPI has given the five leading ISPs in Austria less than a fortnight to block user access to four torrent sites – The Pirate Bay, Isohunt.to, 1337x and H33t. This comes in the wake of a long-running court action that...
August 5, 2014
Sites will still be blocked in Russia even if copyrighted materials are removed
Russia’s Ministry Of Communications is preparing amendments to copyright legislation that could block sites if the courts rule their main function is piracy and copyright infringement. TorrentFreak reports that copyright...
July 31, 2014
Filesharing blocks are on the way in Singapore
The latest country to introduce legislation that could see popular filesharing sites blocked by ISPs is Singapore. Its amended copyright law will enable rightsholders in various industries to apply for High Court orders to...
July 9, 2014