Dutch ISP has no obligation to block access to the Pirate Bay

In May, I wrote that Dutch Entertainment Industry Trade Association (BREIN) wanted a Dutch ISP to block access to the Pirate Bay. In order to have general access to the Pirate Bay website blocked, BREIN filed suit against the largest Dutch ISP: Ziggo. Today the Court of First Instance ruled in favor of the Dutch ISP. [...]

Help us see if this US site was really blocked by the US government!

Just in from TorrentFreak. It appears as if the US has shut down a server that hosted around 73,000 blogs due to copyright concerns. The site, blogetery.com, has a message up saying that they are “trying to resolve the situation” even thought it seems likely that the U.S. may not be thrilled with that happening. [...]

Dutch Entertainment Industry Trade Association (BREIN) wants ISP to block the Pirate Bay

BREIN has asked Dutch Internet Service Provider Ziggo to block access to the Pirate Bay – a website offering torrent downloads. The Dutch ISP had no intention to block access to the Pirate Bay and BREIN decided to file suit to force Ziggo to block access to the Pirate Bay website. In a case between [...]