Hollywood-funded anti-piracy group BREIN has announced that it will begin pursuing legal action against individual BitTorrent users who share copyright infringing content. These pirates can look forward to settlement demands of several thousands of euros and the group plans to punish VPN users even harder, if they are exposed.
After their recent victory against the Usenet portal FTD, BREIN – an anti-piracy group – started to use this against other file-sharing websites. Another 11 Usenet sites servicing over 900.000 members closed their gates. However, reports suggest that the damage could be deeper. The question is: where those websites illegal ? BREIN formed in the
Earlier this week Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN demanded in court that The Pirate Bay block access to Dutch visitors. The sites’ founders are now counter-striking as they have filled a lawsuit against the Dutch organization for defamatory claims in Sweden. In a letter sent on Wednesday to the Amsterdam court, Peter Sunde and his colleagues
After less than two months since their media attention-grabbing trial, The Pirate faces yet another legal threat. The Dutch antipiracy group BREIN is determined to shut down the apparently unstoppable file-sharing site in the Netherlands. Moreover, BREIN would be happy to bring the TPB founders to the Amsterdam district court on July 21. Since we’re