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  1. Dutch ISPs Won't Have To Block Pirate Bay

    July 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT A Dutch court has ruled that two of the leading Internet Service Providers in the Netherlands will not have to block access to the Pirate Bay for their subscribers. TorrentFreak reports that the court found there was no evidence that the majority ...

  2. BitTorrent Site Mininova Cuts Service

    November 27, 2009 12:00 AM EST Leading Netherlands-based BitTorrent site Mininova has disabled its copyright-infringing service with immediate effect, following a judgment by a Dutch court. According to the figures released by IFPI, Mininova has facilitated more than 10 billion ...

  3. Business Matters: UMG, Facebook, Mininova, Anti-Piracy Debate

    August 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. - For complete reading on the UK government's latest position on file sharing, read the entire five-page statement on proposed P2P file-shari ...

  4. Pirate Bay Founders Sent Summons Via Twitter

    June 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A Dutch entertainment industry group has demanded Swedish file-sharing site The Pirate Bay be shut down in the Netherlands and says Pirate Bay founders have been sent their court summons via Twitter and Facebook. Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN said ...

  5. Report: BitTorrent Site Mininova Tests Filtering

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A BitTorrent tracking site akin to the Pirate Bay - Mininova - reportedly is implementing a copyright filtering system to stave off legal action against it. The site's co-founder, known only as "Niek," told TorrentFreak that the con ...

  6. Netherlands Out To Combat 'Cybercrime'

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Dutch music industry has welcomed the Netherlands' government publication of a "Notice-and-Take-Down" Code of Conduct aimed at tackling websites hosting unauthorized content such as music, film and games. The Code of Conduct was ...

  7. Dutch Cops Bust DVD Gang

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dutch Fiscal and Economic Police officials are disassembling a pirate disc factory in the city of Velddriel after a raid on Tuesday yielded illicit CDs and copying hardware. The FIOD-ECD raid followed forensic investigations led by the IFPI, and a ...

  8. Court Orders MP3 Site To Shut Down

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Case brought against Techno Design. The Dutch Court of Appeal ruled yesterday (June 15) against Web site operators who offer deep links to unlicensed mp3 files. The decision against Techno Design Internet Programming BV, which operates zoekmp3.nl, ...

  9. Court Orders MP3 Site To Shut Down

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Case brought against Techno Design. The Dutch Court of Appeal ruled yesterday (June 15) against Web site operators who offer deep links to unlicensed mp3 files. The decision against Techno Design Internet Programming BV, which operates zoekmp3.nl, ...

  10. Dutch Raids Strike Bollywood Pirates

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. The illicit consignment of popular Indian music and ...

  11. Dutch Raids Strike Bollywood Pirates

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. A series of raids in the Netherlands has netted more than 140,000 pirated Bollywood CDs and DVDs. The illicit consignment of popular Indian music and ...