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Cloudflare: We’re Not Aiding and Abetting Piracy
Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

Popular CDN service CloudFlare has denied allegations from the RIAA that accuse the company of aiding and abetting piracy. Warning against a SOPA-like precedent, the company has asked the court not to include CloudFlare in the restraining order which aims to stop a reincarnation of music service Grooveshark.

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Court Orders VPN, TOR & Proxy Advice Site to be Blocked
Posted on Saturday May 30, 2015

In the wake of a UN report urging the protection of encryption and anonymity, a website run by a human rights organization that monitors web-censorship and pirate site blockades in Russia has been ordered to be blocked. The portal, which offers advice on how to use tools such as VPNs, TOR and Pirate Browser, has been declared illegal by a court.

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MPAA Threats Shut Down Popular Torrent Site BT-Chat
Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

Popular torrent site BT-Chat.com has decided to throw in the towel after receiving a hand delivered letter from the MPAA. The Hollywood studios argue that the torrent index is in violation of U.S. law, and accuse its operators of contributory copyright infringement.

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Advocate General Doubts Legality of Pirate Bay Blockade
Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

In a landmark lawsuit over the legality of the Dutch Pirate Bay blockade, Attorney General Van Peursem has advised that the case should be sent to EU Court of Justice. Among other things, the Attorney General wants the EU Court to rule whether The Pirate Bay communicates illegal content to the public.

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UN: Encryption and Anonymity Must Be Protected
Posted on Friday May 29, 2015

A new report from the United Nations has underlined the importance of encryption and anonymity in the digital age. Penned by a UN special rapporteur on freedom of expression, the document underlines the importance of private communications and calls on member states to protect their use under law.

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