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Cloudflare Blocks Access to Pirate Site For “Legal Reasons”, Displays Rare 451 Error

Breaking CDN company Cloudflare is displaying an extremely rare ‘Error 451′ to German visitors who attempt to access a music piracy site. The message currently affecting DDL-Music.to states that the site has been rendered “Unavailable for Legal Reasons’. Contrary to Cloudflare’s own error code guide, no explanatory legal demand specifics have been published. As one […]

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US Govt: Massive Jetflicks Pirate Site Was Disguised as Aviation Service

In August 2019, eight men were indicted by a grand jury for conspiring to violate criminal copyright law by running “two of the largest unauthorized streaming services in the United States.” Kristopher Lee Dallmann, Darryl Julius Polo, Douglas M. Courson, Felipe Garcia, Jared Edward Jaurequi, Peter H. Huber, Yoany Vaillant, and Luis Angel Villarino were […]

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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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Tech Giants Warn U.S. Against EU Upload Filters and Site Blocking

Breaking Global tech firms including Google, Twitter, and Facebook, are warning the U.S. Government against the threat of mandatory upload filters. Industry groups believe that the requirements mandated by the EU copyright directive harm the interests of US companies. In addition, tech companies are concerned about pirate site blocking developments in several EU countries. Last […]

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Huge French Torrent Site YggTorrent Suffers Domain Suspension

Breaking France’s largest torrent site YggTorrent has lost control over its main domain. According to the site’s operators, YggTorrent.ws was suspended by the domain registrar without providing additional information. Given that Alexa reports that YggTorrent is one of the most-visited websites in the whole of France, the disruption is likely to affect millions of visitors. […]