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Reports: Demonoid Blocking Countries

According to an ever increasing wave of emails to TorrentFreak, it appears that residents of at least two countries can no longer access Demonoid. Not only are users from the Netherlands complaining they cannot access the site but now it's the turn of Brazilian BitTorrent fans to wonder why they've…

Downloading Movies and Music Stays Legal in The Netherlands

One third of the Dutch population downloads "pirated" music, movies and games from the Internet, and for a while the government has been wondering what to do about it. In recent weeks a "download ban" was put on the political agenda, but the House of Representatives struck down this plan…

Dutch Government To Outlaw File-Sharing and Block The Pirate Bay

Traditionally, The Netherlands has been one of the most lenient countries when it comes to the sharing of copyrighted material on the Internet, but this will change if the Government gets to implement their new plans. Under new legislation downloading of copyrighted movies and music will become outlawed. The lawmakers…

EU Court Asked To Rule On Legality Of Downloading From Illegal Sources

As part of a case between several computer media companies and the organization responsible for copying levies, the Dutch Supreme Court is set to seek the advice of the European Court of Justice concerning the right to make private copies. Currently it is considered acceptable for Dutch citizens to download…

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