Brazil’s Ministry of Justice Asks Google to Deindex Pirate Sites
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice and Public Security has asked Google to remove 167 pirate site domains from its search results. The authorities cite an unpublished court order that lists Cuevana, Vizer, Novaflix, Overflix, Ultraflix, Pelisplushd, and many other unauthorized streaming and download sites.
Over the past few years, Brazil has worked hard to combat online piracy from various angles.
The “Operation 404” campaigns, in particular, have led to numerous takedowns and arrests with the most recent wave taking place last month.
Brazil’s Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MJSP) praised the international mobilization which resulted in 11 arrests. In addition, 63 music apps were taken down in the enforcement push, while 128 pirate site domains were blocked by ISPs.
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