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Dutch ISPs Ordered To Block The Pirate Bay

Despite claims that freedom of expression is at stake, today a pair of ISPs have been ordered to block The Pirate Bay. Following a demand from Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN, the Court of The Hague ruled that Ziggo, the largest ISP in the Netherlands, and competitor XS4ALL have to block…

Pirate Bay Blocking Orders Should Be Overturned Under EU Law, ISPs Argue

The Pirate Bay is blocked by court order in several European countries on copyright infringement grounds. In the Netherlands today, local ISPs are arguing that not only is DNS and IP address blocking both disproportionate and ineffective, but denies subscribers free access to information and runs counter to an EU…

Rival ISPs Team Up in Court To Fight Pirate Bay Block

After failing to shut down The Pirate Bay, the movie industry in The Netherlands has been trying to find other ways of limiting access to the site. Earlier they began threatening an ISP with court action unless it blocked access to the site. Now one of the ISP's rivals is…

Dutch ISPs Don’t Have to Censor The Pirate Bay

A Dutch court has ruled that two of the largest ISPs in the Netherlands don't have block customer access to The Pirate Bay. According to the court, there is no evidence that the majority of the ISPs' users are infringing copyright through The Pirate Bay, so a block would not…

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