The Pirate Bay must be blocked by UK ISPs, court rules
Posted in: Online TV/Music at 01/05/2012 14:03
File-sharing site The Pirate Bay must be blocked by UK internet service providers, the High Court has ruled.
The Swedish website hosts links to download mostly pirated free music and video.
Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media must all prevent their users from accessing the site.
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British ISPs will block The Pirate Bay within weeks
Britain's internet providers have been ordered by the high court to block access to the filesharing website The Pirate Bay.
The high court on Monday told five leading internet service providers (ISPs) , including Sky and Virgin Media, to block the site in the UK after ruling that it breaches copyright laws.
UK ISPs ordered to block Pirate Bay website
Five of the UK's largest internet service providers have been ordered to prevent their subscribers from accessing the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.
The High Court said on Monday that Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media would have to block access to The Pirate Bay (TPB), following an earlier ruling in February over the role of the site in copyright infringement.