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.CA Domain Registry Objects to Pirate Site Blocking Order

News The .CA domain registry CIRA has asked the Federal Court of Appeal to hear its objections against the first Canadian pirate site blocking order. According to the registry, these blockades jeopardize its mission to provide high-quality registry and DNS services, while noting there are more suitable alternatives. Last November, Canada’s Federal Court approved the […]

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Premier League Wins New ISP Piracy Blocking Order

The Premier League has won an injunction from the Commercial Court in Ireland to have live ‘pirate’ streams of its football matches blocked by local ISPs. Under the order, ISPs Eircom, Sky, Virgin and Vodafone will respond to real-time information supplied by the League’s anti-piracy partners. The injunction mirrors a similar program previously established in […]

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Premier League Seeks Live Sports Blocking Order in Ireland

The Premier League is seeking to expand its illegal stream blocking program to Ireland. An application filed at the High Court demands that ISPs including Eircom, Sky, Virgin and Vodafone prevent their customers from accessing Premier League content via pirate sites and servers. Blocking of pirate websites and services is now a global phenomenon. Mostly […]