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Italian Court Overturned “Pirate” Site Blockade Kisstube.tv was blocked by Italian ISPs following mass court action against 150+ domains for embedding movies, some of them infringing, but hosted on other platforms. Now the Court of Appeal overturned the blockade referring to an EU ruling False DMCA Takedowns Punished by Court Three music labels were order to pay damages after issuing bogus DMCA notices which damaged an artist's reputation. A hip hop artist Jonathan Emile teamed up with Kendrick Lamar on a track, but San Francisco Public Transit System Was Hacked Intruders successfully infected and took over 2,000+ computers used to operate San Francisco’s public transport system. As a result, the Municipal Transportation Agency had to open the gates and allow passengers to ride for free Hosting Companies Are Sued for Facilitating Piracy Alongside CloudFlare The porn company ALS Scan has filed a complaint to expand the lawsuit accusing CloudFlare of providing services to infringing websites: the adult entertainment publisher wants to hold hosting providers liable for copyright infringement France’s Largest Pirate Website Shut Down The French police have shut down the largest pirate portal in the country, Zone-Telechargement. Besides, the popular download site DL-Protect is also offline. Both download portals accounted for millions of regular visitors Spanish Court Ordered Rojadirecta to Stop Linking to Pirated Streams A well-known sports streaming service Rojadirecta has been operating from Spain without trouble for many years, but now it faced legal difficulties in its activities. For example, a Spanish court has just ordered Rojadirecta to stop offering links to football matches. The site is also the subject of a criminal investigation. MegaUpload’s Lawsuits Put on Hold A US federal court has granted MegaUpload's request to place the cases filed by the MPAA and the RIAA on hold until April 2017, while the criminal case remains pending. The MPAA and the RIAA didn’t oppose the motion. Online Seller of Pirate Movie Arrested in UK The UK police have arrested a 35-year-old trying to sell the movie Brotherhood on the dark web. The man is suspected of offering the follow-up to the successful Kidulthood and Adulthood prior to its official Indian Court Ordered ISPs to Block 1,250 Pirate Websites In attempt to protect a new movie, an Indian court has gone to extreme lengths, instructing at least 40 Internet service providers to block at least 1,250 sites that might make the newly released movie Force 2 iPhone Crash Prank: Don’t Watch That Video The latest iPhone crash prank is to send a link to a video, which when watched slows down any iPhone until it crashes. It is a specific video from the Sina Weibo-backed video-sharing app Miaopai. Although it plays normally in the iPhone’s video player, once it’s finished it can take up to a minute for the smartphone to lock up,
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