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Search Engines Developed Voluntary Anti-Piracy Code for UK Search giants have prepared to strike a voluntary agreement with the UK entertainment industry and address the appearance of infringing content links in their search results. After roundtable discussions, it was agreed that the code should take effect by this summer. Irish ISPs Are Urged to Block Pirate Streaming Sites The entertainment industry is trying to force Irish ISPs to block 3 popular streaming websites: movie4k.to, primewire.ag and onwatchseries.to. The movie studios call them “massive copyright infringement hubs”, saying that they offer thousands of infringing videos each. UK ISP Will Force Pirates to Remove File-Sharing Apps British Internet service providers are prepared to notify their subscribers about the facts that their accounts are used for sharing copyrighted content without permission. Although the UK campaign will be purely educational, one of the UK ISPs announced that persistent infringers will be asked to remove file-sharing clients from their devices. Australian TV Provider Shut Down Facebook Livestream A few days ago, millions of Australians were watching the long awaited rematch between the Australian boxers Anthony Mundine and Danny Green. However, live stream was quite expensive, Google Doesn’t Agree to Hand over User Emails Stored Abroad The tech giant is going to appeal a ruling by an American judge that required the company to hand over the emails of Gmail users stored outside the US. Google believes that it can put the privacy of non-US citizens at risk. EU Required Ukraine to Address Online Piracy The head of the trade section of the European Commission's delegation to Ukraine explained that the country risks damaging relations with the European Union due to Internet piracy. The EU suggests that Internet service providers must bear responsibility for hosting pirate portals, along with operators of such resources. Court Ruled Czech Pirate Party’s Linking Sites Legal Back in 2011, the Czech branch of the Pirate Party started fighting against a local anti-piracy firm by launching its own “pirate” portals in order to draw fire from copyright owners. Dutch Anti-Piracy Group Shut down Infringing Live Streams on Facebook The well-known anti-piracy group BREIN has just taken down a popular Facebook page engaged in live streaming of popular movies to its followers. The page operator faced with an ex parte court order and agreed to settle the case BitTorrent-Powered Ad-Free YouTube Alternative Has Launched YouTube accounts for more than a billion visitors every month, but it is not a secret that it has its weaknesses, especially when it comes to monetizing controversial content. Such weaknesses can be avoided by the recently launched BitTorrent-powered alternative DailyMotion Blocked in Russia Popular video-hosting platform was permanently blocked in the country following the complaints from copyright owners. The local court ordered the ISPs to block the French platform over repeated allegations of copyright violation, which the company had failed to adequately address
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