Bergamo

  1. Italian Pirate Bay Proxy site Closed Down

    March 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Italian music industry's battle with the controversial Swedish BitTorrent tracker the Pirate Bay continues. Officers from the Guardia di Finanza, Italy's fiscal police force, operating in the northern Italian town of Bergamo, have se ...

  2. Italy's FIMI Welcomes Pirate Bay Ruling

    January 07, 2010 12:00 AM EST FIMI, Italy's major label representative body, has welcomed the ruling made by the country's Cassation appeals court against the Pirate Bay. As previously reported, this ruling was made in late September but, in accordance with Italian j ...

  3. Italian Appeals Court Rules against Pirate Bay

    October 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Italy's Court of Cassation has ruled against BitTorrent tracker the Pirate Bay in a decision that has been greeted by the country's recording industry. Italian access to the Swedish file-sharing site had originally been blocked in August ...

  4. File-Sharing Site Unblocked In Italy

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Access in Italy to the Swedish-based file-sharing site Pirate Bay has been unblocked. The site was blocked in August by Italy's Guardia di Finanza (Fiscal Police) in the northern Italian town of Bergamo, following a ruling by a local court. L ...

  5. Italy's FPM Pleased With Anti-Piracy Efforts

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy organization FPM reports "noteworthy results" in the area of neighboring rights enforcement in the first quarter of 2008. The organization has provided technical assistance to the country's Guardia di Finanz ...

  6. Hefty Fines For Italian Uploaders

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Officers with Italy's fiscal police, the Guardia di Finanza, have handed out fines totalling €8.5 million ($12.1 million) to the seven principal "uploaders" in a nationwide illegal P2P file-sharing network known as "Discotequez ...

  7. Italian Biz Lauds Anti-Piracy Victories

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Italy's anti-piracy campaigners are feeling upbeat after two recent successes. The first involved the handing down of a tough sentence by an appeals court in Naples, the country's unofficial piracy capital, in a case that began in 1999. ...