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CloudFlare Was Ordered to Identify Pirate Website Operators A New York federal court has ordered CloudFlare to identify the operators of Libgen and Bookfi pirate sites, specifying that its help is required to identify the alleged LinkedIn to Be Blocked in Russia According to the court ruling of the Tagansky District Court of Moscow, LinkedIn will be blocked in Russia. The corresponding ruling was handed down following the claim by the Russian Internet Man Who Stole Photos of Celebrities Got Prison Term The hacker responsible for stealing nude photos of female celebrities two years ago has received 18 months in prison. Back in spring this year, Ryan Collins, 36, pleaded guilty to federal hacking charges. European Court of Justice Heard TPB Blocking Case The European Court of Justice has heard a case between the most popular torrent tracker, a Dutch anti-piracy group, and a few local Internet service providers. Anti-Piracy Plans Harm the Worldwide Web Tech firms urged the US government not to blindly follow the input of the entertainment industry regarding online piracy threats. The representative of Google, Amazon and Verisign Recent DDoS Attack Was Largest Ever The cybersecurity experts said that the recent cyberattack responsible for taking down much of the US Internet was caused by Mirai botnet and was estimated as the largest of its kind in history. Talent Agency Accused of Running Pirate Movie Site A movie studio claims that talent agency Innovative Artists infringed copyright by ripping DVD screeners and streaming them to associates via Google servers. Warner Bros. Entertainment accused Australia Keeps Fighting KickassTorrents Clones As you may know, KickassTorrents was shut down this past summer, and its alleged operator was arrested in Poland. However, the fight against its clones and copies continued this week in Australia Court Equaled Downloaders to Repeat Infringers The US appeals court has just handed down an interesting opinion: when determining the nature of a "repeat infringer", the court decided these could be users who download infringing content for personal use. Polish Police Seized Multiple Computers over Movie Piracy According to the reports from Poland, the police have reportedly visited hundreds of homes and seized many computers alleged of sharing copyrighted movies. The rumors are that about 40,000 people could
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