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London Retailer Convicted for Selling Pirate Streaming Boxes

The City of London Magistrates’ Court has convicted a local retailer for selling streaming boxes that provided access to pirated content, including controversial BeoutQ broadcasts. The Premier League prosecuted the man, who was sentenced to 300 hours of unpaid community service for a combination of copyright and fraud offenses. Pirate streaming boxes remain widely appealing […]

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Denmark Blocks Sci-Hub Plus Streaming, Torrent & YouTube-Ripping Sites

Following legal action by anti-piracy group Rights Alliance and many rightsholders, 11 sites in various sectors have been deemed illegal. Among them are torrent site TorrentFunk, various streaming platforms, two YouTube-ripping services and popular scientific publication download sites Sci-Hub and Library Genesis. While many countries around Europe have frameworks in place to block ‘pirate’ sites […]

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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 […]