Category Archives: Columbia

Popular Cuevana Pirate Site to Be Blocked Following Hollywood Complaint

By | April 1, 2019

For well over a decade, content industry groups – mainly representing movie and music companies – have petitioned courts around the world to limit access to so-called pirate sites. The theory is that by blocking sites that host or link to infringing content, piracy rates will go down, thus leading to increased sales. However, not… Read More »

Romanian ISPs to Block The Pirate Bay Following Hollywood Complaint

By | March 30, 2019

While Hollywood has yet to have any ‘pirate’ sites blocked by Internet service providers in the United States, over in Europe the picture is rather more intense. At least 17 countries in the European Union now have active site-blocking programs, at last count blocking more than 1,800 sites and 5,300 related domains. This week, action… Read More »

Court Orders Swedish ISP Telia to Block The Pirate Bay & FMovies

By | March 25, 2019

In an effort to reduce levels of copyright infringement, content companies and distributors have adopted site-blocking as one of their preferred anti-piracy tools. The practice is now commonplace across Europe, with many of the main torrent and streaming portals blocked by local ISPs. In Sweden, ‘pirate’ site blocking became a reality in February 2017 when… Read More »