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The ISP has been forced by a court to give pornographer Ben Dover and copyright enforcement outfit Golden Eye the details of almost 1,000 customers, who have been accused of unlawfully downloading films.
P2P search engine Newzbin2 has been forced to shut down amid mounting financial pressures and moves by ISPs to block the site.
As long as it is not done for profit or commercial gain, Portuguese law does not prohibit people from sharing music and video files online, a judgement has stated after 2,000 people were sued by a rights-holder group.
The ISP has followed BT, Sky and TalkTalk in complying with a court order forcing it to stop access to the Usenet aggregator, after six movie studios won a copyright infringement case
Research from the web giant and the PRS shows that unlawful file-sharing is getting more popular in the UK, but money is also flowing in from legal alternatives
If you thought TV, movie and music studios were the most likely candidates to have asked Google to remove pirated and copyright-infringing content, think again.
The High Court ruling in a case brought by a collection of music labels against The Pirate Bay looks likely to lead to the popular file-sharing site being blocked by the UK's major ISPs
Internet service provider TalkTalk has joined the likes of BT and Sky in blocking the Usenet aggregator Newzbin2.The company confirmed on Tuesday that it had been forced to begin the blocking process following receipt of a court order in January.
Permitting illegal downloads for personal use won't help businesses or curb rampant piracy and any multi-pronged solution should target problem, not symptoms, observers say.
Sky Broadband began blocking Newzbin2 on Tuesday, after receiving a court order telling it to do so.The ISP is the second major internet provider to block access to the file-sharing website, after BT started doing so around the end of October.
The Motion Picture Association has written to major ISPs, saying it is about to seek a court order forcing them to follow BT in blocking access to Newzbin2
The BPI has fired a shot across BT's bows, requesting it to block the Pirate Bay file-sharing website for BT customers, in the wake of a ruling that BT block Newzbin2
BT has 14 days to cut off customers' access to Usenet indexing site Newzbin2 and pay costs, the judge has said in a copyright infringement case brought by six US film studios
The government will not use Digital Economy Act powers to block access to sites used for copyright infringement, although the courts have given rights holders that power anyway
Six US film studios have won a case against BT, which must block file-sharing Usenet site Newzbin2 after a landmark decision at the High Court
In his first visit down under, Intel vice president and general manager, PC Client Group, Shmuel "Mooly" Eden last night demonstrated the company's vaunted second-generation core processors, also known as "Sandy Bridge", to the gathered Australian IT industry.
The director of an Indian anti-piracy group has now flatly denied reports that say the film industry had contracted it to attack and cripple BitTorrent sites hosting copyrighted material.
A group of movie studios wins a bid to stop the site from directing users to their titles, but loses a wider attempt to stop it indexing all copyright material
The singer argued that online file sharing is hurting music and film creators and placed much of the blame on bandwidth providers.
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