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Singapore Passes Pirate Bay-Blocking Anti-Piracy Law

This morning Singapore became the latest in a line of countries to crack down on copyright infringement via web blocking. Fresh amendments to existing law will allow content owners to obtain injunctions from the High Court to block sites said to be engaged in widespread copyright infringement. Top of the…

Singapore Court Orders Country’s First Pirate Site Blockade

Solarmovie.ph will become the first piracy website to be blocked on copyright grounds by Internet service providers in Singapore. Legislation targeting pirate sites was introduced in 2014 but progress to lock off the first domain has been slow. The MPA praised the move as positive for creators and helpful in…

Pirates Are Not Easily Deterred by Viruses and Malware, Study Finds

Nearly 40% of all Singaporeans download or stream movies, TV-shows, and sports events for free, a new study reveals. The primary reason to turn to pirate sources is that they're free. Although most pirates know that they may run into viruses and malware, the lure of free content is simply…

Coalition Against Piracy Wants Singapore to Block Streaming Piracy Software

The recently-formed Coalition Against Piracy, which counts Disney, Fox, Sony, HBO, NBCUniversal, BBC Worldwide and the Premier League among its members, is demanding greater action against illicit streaming. The powerful group has called on the government in Singapore to not only block 'pirate' streaming software but also unlicensed streams from…

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