Category Archives: Finland

Just Six Percent of Finns Say They Illegally Stream Movies or TV Shows

By | June 15, 2019

Trying to persuade the public to consume content online legally is a battle that’s been waged by the entertainment industries for close to 20 years. The advent of high-quality legal offers has made that task much easier in recent times but piracy levels continue to cause problems in many countries around the world. In Finland,… Read More »

Suspected ‘Pirate’ Wins Data Disclosure Battle Against Copyright Troll’s Law Firm

By | April 30, 2019

For more than a decade, alleged file-sharers around the world have been pressured to pay significant settlement fees. These so-called copyright-trolling efforts are fairly straightforward. Copyright holders obtain a list of ‘pirating’ IP-addresses and then request a subpoena from the court, compelling ISPs to hand over the associated customer data. In recent years, several news… Read More »

Piracy Debt Collectors Back Off After Massive Backlash in Finland

By | March 31, 2019

For more than a decade, alleged file-sharers around the world have been pressured to pay significant settlement fees. These so-called copyright-trolling efforts are fairly straightforward. Copyright holders obtain a list of ‘pirating’ IP-addresses and then request a subpoena from the court, compelling ISPs to hand over the associated customer data. In recent years, several news… Read More »

Pirate Bay Co-Founder Relieved Of Looming 1 Million Tremendous Plus 350K Damages

By | June 13, 2018

Former Pirate Bay spokesperson Peter Sunde paid the ultimate price for his involvement with the infamous pirate website, by sacrificing his freedom. Since his launch from jail over three years in the past he has been busy with a quantity of previous and new tasks, starting from Flattr to his art projects, and even a… Read More »

Copyright Trolls Obtained Particulars Of 200,000 Finnish Web Users

By | January 21, 2018

Fifteen years in the past, the RIAA was contacting alleged file-sharers in the USA, demanding money funds to make supposed lawsuits go away. Within the years that adopted, dozens of firms adopted of their footsteps not as a deterrent however as a strategy to flip piracy into profit. The follow is now widespread, not simply… Read More »

YouTube Begins Blocking Music in Finland Resulting From Licensing Failure (Updated)

By | November 30, 2017

YouTube is utilized by tens of millions of individuals worldwide to entry a broad vary of content material however it’s music that’s more and more one of many platforms big draws. With an nearly unequalled library, YouTube is the go-to service for music followers globally however over in Finland this morning, issues arent enjoying out… Read More »