July 29, 2011

Landmark net piracy case to have major UK web impact

newzbin2-logo.png A High Court judge has ruled that BT must block access to a website which provides links to pirated movies. The BBC reports.

quotemarksright.jpgNewzbin 2 is a members-only site which aggregates a large amount of the illegally copied material found on Usenet discussion forums.

The landmark case is the first time that an ISP has been ordered to block access to such a site.

It paves the way for other sites to be blocked as part of a major crackdown on piracy.quotesmarksleft.jpg

Read more on Justice Arnold's ruling.

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