File-sharing

Court ruling forces BT to block access to Newzbin2

In a case which could influence future rulings on piracy and file-sharing, British Telecom has been forced to block access to Newzbin2 due to its “perceived knowledge” of the copyright infringement perpetrated by the file-sharing site.

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  • Woman fined £16,000 for file-sharing games

    According to this Telegraph piece, a British woman has been fined £16,000 for file-sharing games. The Patents County Court in London ordered the woman to pay damages of more than £6,000 and costs and disbursements of £10,000 to Topware Interactive, owner of the computer game Dream Pinball 3D. The firm has launched civil proceedings against […]