Disney, Warner Bros. and Sony are among several movie giants taking legal action to have the world’s largest pirate sites blocked in Norway. In a lawsuit targeting 11 local ISPs and eight pirate site operators – including Pirate Bay founder Fredrik Neij – the studios are demanding a nationwide subscriber blockade.
While The Pirate Bay moves its ship from one domain name to the other (read an updated report here), Norway cooks a plan to put the notorious website (and all services alike) to an early grave. Modifications to Norway’s Copyright Act suggest website blocking, while allowing rightsholders to spy and pursue file-sharers. This week, the
Over the last year (and now very recently) we had quite a share of positive news related to P2P file sharing coming from Norway [read 1], [read2] [read3] (while at the same time, right across the border, Sweden was hosting the trial of the notorious Pirate Bay – whose verdict is due April 17) proving
While right across the yard the trial of the Swedish Pirate Bay further captures attention, Norway is struggling these days with some file sharing issues of its own. Allegedly, the IFPI has tried to force one of the country’s main ISPs to block all access to aforementioned BitTorent tracker site (or be sued). Now lay