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TPB blockade makes no difference, says ISP XS4ALL

Despite European courts forcing ISPs to block access to The Pirate Bay, the move has had little impact on the internet's most well known, longest-running torrent website. In fact, according to a blog post by one of Europe's largest ISPs, XS4ALL,…

MPAA and BREIN shut down 51 more torrent sites

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN have collaborated to disable at least 51 torrent sites, which published links to copyrighted movies. 12 of them were based in the US while the remaining 39 were…

MPAA and BREIN shut down 29 file-sharing sites

The MPAA and Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN have collaborated to disable the domains of 29 BitTorrent, Usenet and other file-sharing sites accused of illegally linking to music, movies, TV shows and games. Despite serving Dutch users, the sites avoided Dutch…