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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 […]

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“Hellboy” Sues Torrent Site YTS and Several Users

HB Productions, the company that owns the copyrights to the movie Hellboy, is suing the operator of torrent site YTS.lt. The complaint, filed at a federal court in Hawaii, also targets 19 “John Doe” users who allegedly shared YTS’s Hellboy torrent. Through the lawsuit the movie company hopes to recoup some of its claimed losses. […]

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Torrent Site YTS Discussed Settlement With Movie Companies

Following a lawsuit filed by several movie companies, a representative of the popular torrent site YTS reportedly considered a settlement. While no agreement was reached, the notorious pirate site has made several movies unavailable to the public at large. YTS is the most-visited torrent site on the Internet. With millions of visitors, it even beats […]