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American Petroleum Institute Obtains DMCA Subpoena Ordering Cloudflare Action Against Pirate Site

Breaking The American Petroleum Institute has obtained a DMCA subpoena requiring Cloudflare to stop doing business with, and hand over the personal details of, individuals behind several domains offering pirated copies of its standards. The powerful oil and gas association says that its standards are only available in physical formats so the PDF copies currently […]

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Foxtel Obtains First ‘Dynamic’ Injunction Against Torrent, Streaming & Proxy Sites

The Federal Court in Sydney, Australia, has handed down yet another blocking injunction targeting streaming and torrent sites. The order also targets a list of proxies, mirrors and similar sites that without ISPs’ objection, can be amended without the plaintiffs returning to court to detail them specifically. Section 115a of Australia’s Copyright Act, which provides […]

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Warner Bros. Obtains Several Blocking Orders Targeting Major Pirate Sites

Warner Bros. has obtained several interim injunctions which compel ISPs in India to begin blocking major ‘pirate’ sites including EZTV, TorrentDownloads, Zooqle, Monova, Tamilrockers, and many more. The original applications are for permanent blocking injunctions that can be varied to counter circumvention. In some cases, domain suspensions have also been ordered. India is no stranger […]