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UK Police Pressured Advertisers to Boycott Pirate Sites According to the UK's police, they visited a few companies advertising on pirate websites. As a result, the companies promised to stop advertising on 1,200+ pirate platforms. Norway Blocklist Expanded The entertainment industry recently filed a complaint in Norway asking to expand a blockade of file-sharing services (including us) that was enforced in 2015. UK Is about to Start Piracy Warnings This January, British ISPs will start their piracy notification campaign. Assisted by the copyright owners and the local government, the Internet service providers will send out email warning to subscribers whose connections are noticed pirating content. So, how does it work? Free Downloader for Netflix Taken Offline DVDVideoSoft will no longer offer a downloading tool for Netflix after being approached by a third-party with a trademark complaint. Industry experts believe that the Downloader won’t come back.
You may know Netflix as a video streaming platform, but many use it to download copyrighted content. Netflix started offering a download option for some videos on its mobile versions just a few weeks ago (not including desktop PCs running Windows). However, Free Netflix Downloader developed by DVDVideoSoft was meant to fill this gap. The software became the first Windows app enabling users to download Netflix videos to their PCs via user-friendly interface.
UN Criticized UK Intentions to Restrict Access to Porn David Kaye, the UN’s free speech advocate, believes that the UK government plans to introduce age verification and some restrictions on adult websites may breach international human rights law and would constitute a Major Messengers May Face Tough Privacy Rules in EU WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Gmail will all face new rules on the tracking of users if the EC updates the ePrivacy Directive. The proposed changes seek to reinforce the right to Business Built on Your Private Medical Data You may be surprised to learn that your medical data is for sale – literally all of it: what diseases you test positive for, what surgeries you’ve had – it funds a multibillion-dollar business. Despite the fact Ukrainian Cyberlocker to Relaunch as Anonymous Sharing Site EX.UA, a well-known cyberlocker, which recently announced its closure due to piracy crackdown and other threats, is going to relaunch under a new domain and business model. Copyright Trolls Face Court over Theft by Deception Copyright trolls have long been accused by file-sharers of intimidation and extortion, but now it seems that such complaints are not one-sided: even the American government filed a criminal case against Prenda Law’s principals Music Publisher Criticized ISP’s Repeat Infringer Policy More than a year ago, a US federal jury ruled that ISP Cox Communications must be responsible for the copyright violation of its customers. The court found Cox guilty of willful contributory copyright infringement. As a result, the ISP was ordered to pay BMG Rights Management damages of $25 million. A few months ago,
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