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Canadian Pirate Site Blockade Expands With New Domains

News Two months ago Canada’s Federal Court issued the country’s first pirate ‘site’ blocking order. The order was requested by Bell, Rogers, and Groupe TVA, who recently asked the court to amend the order to ban additional domains that provide access the pirate IPTV service GoldTV. This request was granted. Despite attempts from the rightsholders […]

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Facebook Sees Copyright Abuse as One of the Platform’s Main Challenges

When it comes to targeting infringement, Facebook has rolled out a few anti-piracy initiatives over recent years. In addition to processing regular takedown requests, the company has a “Rights Manager” tool that detects infringing material automatically and allows owners to take down or monetize the content. In a recent meeting organized by the European Commission, […]

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Cloudflare Sued For Failing to Terminate 99 ‘Repeat Copyright Infringing’ Sites

When copyright holders feel they have exhausted all options to have websites stop their allegedly-infringing activities, there is a growing trend to move further up the chain. Sites now regularly have copyright complaints filed against their hosting companies and domain registries, for example, demanding that they take action to prevent contentious behavior. Since millions of […]