IP Address Fail: ISP Doesn’t Have to Hand ‘Pirates’ Details to Copyright Trolls – TorrentFreak

A Swedish ISP has landed an interesting win against a UK-based company acting for international copyright trolls. In 2016, Tele2 was ordered to hand over the personal details of customers behind around 240 IP addresses after they were accused of movie piracy.

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Internet service providers urged to block pirate sites

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe government on Friday decided to call on internet service providers operating in the nation to block access to “pirate websites” that allow users to read manga and magazines for free online. The urgent measure is to protect the rights of creators.

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Now There’s Another ISP Getting Sued for Massive Copyright Infringement

US-based internet service provider Grande Communications has a serious legal battle looming ahead. A Texas-based broadband communications company, Grande Communications offers internet, TV and phone services for residential and business customers. It serves more than 160,000 customers in across the state.

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Judge Issues Mixed Order in RIAA’s Piracy Case Against ISP Grande – TorrentFreak

ISP Grande Communications and the RIAA are continuing their fight in court. US Magistrate Judge Andrew Austin recommends dropping the infringement claims against Grande’s management company and the vicarious infringement claim against the ISP itself. However, the request to dismiss the contributory infringement claim should be denied.

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Court Expands Dutch Pirate Bay Blockade to More ISPs, For Now – TorrentFreak

A Dutch court has ordered more local ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay. The order will be valid until the Supreme Court hands down its final decision. That will be the climax of a long legal battle that started at the turn of the last decade.

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ISP Warns Pirates They Could Lose Control Of Their Home Heating

Share to email Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Share to google Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Armstrong Zoom has warned its million or so customers, most of whom live in areas where a loss of heating could have severe repercussions, that repeat copyright infringement could be punished by a drastically slowed internet connection.

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Piracy Notices Can Mess With Your Thermostat, ISP Warns – TorrentFreak

US Internet provider Armstrong warns that persistent pirates can have their Internet access throttled. As a result, they may no longer have full control over their thermostats. Those who continue pirating after an obligatory copyright education may have their full service terminated.

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