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  1. Spanish Authorities Launch New Campaign to Block Pirate Websites

    The Civil Guard, Spain's oldest law enforcement agency, has announced a new anti-piracy campaign. Targeting websites promoting content on P2P networks such as BitTorrent, the agency says it has just blocked 23 websites dealing in movies, TV shows, music, and videogames. This is claimed to be just the beginning but the pirates are already fighting back.

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  2. Chrome and Firefox Block Torrentz2 Over “Harmful Programs”

    Chrome and Firefox are blocking direct access to the popular torrent meta-search engine Torrentz2.eu. According to Google's safe browsing program, some pages on Torrentz2 contain harmful programs. The site's operator contradicts this and notes that the only ad they have promotes a VPN service.

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  3. Bell Asks Employees to Back Pirate Site Blocking Plan

    Bell, Canada's largest telecommunications company, is asking its employees to support the company's calls to have pirate sites blocked. Through an internal message, employees are encouraged to share their thoughts with the local telecom regulator CRTC, However, this effort may just backfire.

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  4. Dutch Continue to Curb Illegal Downloading But What About Streaming?

    After previously being legal for personal use, in 2014 the Netherlands banned downloading of copyrighted content. In 2013, 41% of people engaged in the practice but according to a new study, just 24% admitted to having downloaded pirate media within the previous 12 months. While that sounds like good news, unauthorized streaming is absent from the stats.

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  5. Australian Pirate Site Blocks Actually Block Pirate Sites

    New research, promoted by copyright holders, concludes that Australia's pirate site-blocking efforts are paying off. The court-ordered blockades have effectively limited the number of direct visits to blocked sites. Whether the effect is as pronounced as claimed is unclear though, in part because VPN usage is not accounted for.

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