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‘Hosting Providers Who Turn a Blind Eye to IPTV Pirates Should Be Prosecuted’

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has successfully targeted dozens of vendors of copyright-infringing IPTV services. However, the problem remains. According to BREIN, hosting providers play an important role and it wants those that willingly host illegal IPTV services to be prosecuted. Increasingly, people are canceling their expensive cable subscriptions, opting to use cheaper or niche-based Internet […]

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Law Council of Australia Warns Data Retention Regime Could Affect Pirates

As part of a review into Australia’s mandatory data retention regime, a submission by the Law Society of Australia warns that pirates could be affected due to loopholes in the legislation. Any move to criminalize file-sharing in future, for example, could leave Internet users’ entire download histories open to exposure. Retention of telecommunications metadata is […]