Increasingly, Internet providers are being instructed by courts to block access to websites. This measure is often applied against copyright infringing sites, but not always with a proper explanation. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) just approved a special HTTP status code for these type of legal demands, Error 451.
After a successful campaign against The Pirate Bay, Newzbin and Kat.ph (all three websites are completely blocked throughout the entire island), UK’s anti-piracy measures expand to Movie2k and Download For All, two important movie hubs. Although not confirmed, the case against the two portals was filed by the MPAA; as such, Movie2k and Download For
For God only knows what reasons, China has decided to pull Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained” out of the theatres. Movie enthusiasts were pretty upset about it and decided to take the alternative – watch the masterpiece from illegal sources. As soon as moviegoers found out that the original version of the Oscar-winning Western film was
MTV have reached a new level of censorship or, at least, it appears so. Their new music video site which launched October 28includes a Weird Al Yankovic clip which is generously bleeped out. Now, here’s the interesting part – the bleeping is not done to hide strong swearing or something similar as it is pretty
Julio Alonso, the man behind of the leading Spanish blog network Weblogs SL, was given a €9,000 fine and additional legal costs for comments users posted on his personal blog. SGAE (the General Society of Authors and Publishers), a Spanish version of the RIAA was more than incensed due to a post (that ultimately resulted