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Pirate Blocking Injunctions Could Be Abused, Researchers Say

Researchers at Western Sydney University and King's College London have published a paper comparing various 'pirate' blocking mechanisms around the world. While all have shortcomings, the regime in the UK is highlighted as being open to potential future abuse.

Pirate Site Blockades Enter Germany With Kinox.to as First Target

Following a complaint from a German movie distribution company, Internet provider Vodafone has been ordered to block subscribers from accessing the popular pirate streaming portal Kinox.to. This is the first pirate site blocking order of its kind in Germany and while it's provisional thus far, it's not likely to stop…

Canadian Pirate Site Blocks Could Spread to VPNs, Professor Warns

A group of prominent Canadian ISPs and movie industry companies are determined to bring pirate site blocking efforts to North America. This plan has triggered a fair amount of opposition, including cautioning analyses from law professor Michael Geist, who warns of potential overblocking and fears that VPN services could become…

Key Internet Players Excoriate Canadian Pirate Site Blocking Plan

The Internet Society and the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2Coalition) are fiercely against the Canadian pirate site blocking plan. With prominent members such as Amazon and Google, i2Coalition points out that the "internet censorship" proposal would stifle innovation and cause tremendous collateral damage.

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