An anti-piracy group representing the interests of the movie industry says a proxy service just launched by an Icelandic service provider is illegal under copyright law. Tal’s new premium product allows users to tunnel out of their home country and into the United States to watch Hulu and Netflix, but in response the MPA-affiliated group SMÁÍS says it is preparing to report the ISP to the police.
Earlier this week we ran an article showing how Fox encouraged people to pirate their shows. Fox stopped offering free access to its TV-shows the day after they air on television, and put in an 8-day delay before these appear on Hulu and Fox.com. “The decision goes directly against the wishes of the public but […]
It’s been a week since Fox stopped offering free access to its TV-shows the day after they air on television. The TV-studio took this drastic step in the hope of getting more people to watch their shows live and thus make more revenue. TV-viewers, however, are outraged by the decision and have massively turned to pirated sources to watch their favorite shows.