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ISP Categorically Refuses to Block Pirate Bay – Trial Set For October

Following a hearing last month during which agreement was sought between entertainment companies and Swedish ISP Bredbandsbolaget, the provider has confirmed there will be no compromise. The ISP will not block The Pirate Bay and insists that customers have the right to communicate freely online. A trial is now set…

Swedish ISP Refuses to Block The Pirate Bay

In its response to a lawsuit filed by rightsholders last month a Swedish ISP has refused to block The Pirate Bay and streaming portal Swefilmer. Several major music and movie companies initiated legal action against Bredbandsbolaget in November, but the ISP says there is no legal basis for a web…

Court to Decide Whether Sweden Blocks The Pirate Bay

A panel of three judges will soon decide whether The Pirate Bay should be blocked in Sweden. The case, which began yesterday in the Stockholm District Court, sees the combined might of several movie, music and TV companies against local service provider Bredbandsbolaget. Despite intense pressure the ISP maintains it…

Pirate Bay Censorship Marks the End of Open Internet, ISP Warns

The ISP under legal pressure to block The Pirate Bay in Sweden has criticized efforts to make the provider an accomplice in other people's crimes. In a joint statement two key executives of Telenor / Bredbandsbolaget warn that folding to the wishes of private copyright holder interests could mark the…

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