Court orders Pirate Bay Block


A UK court has ordered the country’s internet service providers (ISPs) to block the Pirate Bay website for copyright violations, using technology initially  intended to block illegal pornography sites. Pirate Bay is a torrent search engine that allows users peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing links to files and although in the past it allowed users to download  copyright material such as films, music and programs. It also though provided quite legitimate file sharing of users own produced files. The site itself does not host or have copyright file content so a ban would mean that those sharing legitimate files through torrents would … Continue reading Court orders Pirate Bay Block