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ExtraTorrent.cc > Articles > Internet Providers Pursued for Failing to Block Pirate Bay

Internet Providers Pursued for Failing to Block Pirate Bay

Internet Providers Pursued for Failing to Block Pirate Bay

Added: Friday, August 22nd, 2014
Category: Recent Headlines Involving File Sharing > Current Events
Tags:ET, p2p, Torrent, Piracy, Peer To Peer, Network, Hackers, Internet, BitTorrent, Google, utorrent, bitcomet, extratorrent, 2013, www.extratorrent.cc
Austria’s major Internet service providers were expected to block the largest BitTorrent tracker in the world and other infringing websites a few days ago. However, the deadlines passed without action from the ISPs, and now the entertainment groups are going to sue the largest broadband providers in the country in order to force them to cooperate. In response, ISPs claim they are ready for the legal fight. Let’s see what is going on in Europe.
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After both the European Court of Justice and the local Supreme Court had delivered favorable rulings on Internet filtering, a number of Austrian film companies were eager to see infringing sites blocked at the ISP level. So, the local anti-piracy association of the entertainment industry sent requests to a number of local broadband providers – UPC, Drei, Tele2 and A1 to block three domains – ThePirateBay, Movie4K and Kinox. The requests, sent to 5 local broadband providers, set a deadline of less than two weeks for the ISPs to block subscriber access to a number of “pirate” portals.

The anti-piracy group and the ISPs negotiated the details, but the deadline expired with no moves from the providers. The courts confirmed that sometimes service providers can be required to block errant websites, but it looks like the ISPs didn’t want to take action following the requests from copyright owners. The broadband providers claimed that the decision to block websites should lie with the courts. Although the ISPs claimed they fully support the creative industries, they didn’t have any obligation or right to choose which content is accessed by their subscribers.

This is why almost all ISPs have required a court order to restrict access to any portals, and Austria was no exception. Industry experts admit that it was always unlikely that the broadband providers would act without being legally required to do so. The ISPs are ready for legal action.

In response, movie industry promised to launch a lawsuit concerning blocking against kinox.to and movie4k.to against 4 largest Austrian ISPs. It was said that the lawsuits are prepared and are waiting almost only on their delivery. On the other hand, the music industry claimed it won’t be far behind. Since the deadline was missed without any response from the broadband providers, the music groups had their attorneys begin the preparations for legal action.

Industry observers point out that those web-blocking cases being brought against Austrian Internet service providers are of particular importance for the industry, because they represent the first to take place following the March 27 ruling of the European Court of Justice. In the meantime, the copyright owners across the continent will closely watch how that ruling is interpreted.

Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.



Posted by:  SuperAdmin
Date:  Friday, August 22nd, 2014



Comments (9) (please add your comment »)

1
posted by (2014-08-23 22:18:21)
raykling4 avatarGood for them! I'm glad they didn't cave in and that they stated that "they didn’t have any obligation or right to choose which content is accessed by their subscribers." One small victory in a time that our rights are so often tossed aside!

2
posted by (2014-08-24 05:29:13)
No avatarI'm sure they'll eventually get their way, in about 100 years LOL

3
posted by (2014-08-25 02:23:52)
GhettoHamster avatarwouldn't they prefer pirate bay not be blocked? downloading virus' and fake torrents all the time is the best way to deter file sharers. tpb is just a joke now, has been for many years.

4
posted by (2014-08-25 16:52:41)
KRMT avatar@Ghetto : Virus and fake torrents? How old are you? Long live TPB.

5
posted by Blocked (2014-08-25 19:09:16)
No avatarLong live Piratebay

6
posted by (2014-08-26 10:45:57)
ruoniz avatarextratorrent rules!!!!!!!!

7
posted by (2014-08-27 11:17:10)
tpbcrazy avatarMy ISP blocked TPB a month ago. Thankfully I had PirateBrowser downloaded. TOR is there, so many Firefox extensions like HideMyAss are there. Stop us if you can Hollywood/MPAA.
Btw, I have a hunch that my ISP is blocking TPB trackers as well. Download is very slow from TPB and often stalled indefinitely.Anyone have any idea? Is this possible?

8
posted by (2014-08-27 21:18:47)
_Greg avatarI got a warning via E-Mail from my lame ISP - well, one of my 2 ISP's. I ignored it & never heard back. I increased the security of my firewall & do most of my torrent downloading on my other ISP now. I never heard back but it looked very real, they had all our account info & it was from their email address, but I know those can be fake. They didn't ask for anything like money or information, but I still ignored it because I disagree with them & I support file sharing to the fullest. My internet download speed has since increased by about 7x with the ISP that emailed me & I haven't made any account changes. I only switched from frostwire to utorrent.

9
posted by (2014-08-28 03:47:55)
beano111 avatarISP's won't block it unless forced to. They are making money from their customers using the service.
No pirate bay means less downloads.



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