News "Censorship" May 2012 News Archive

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This page contains all the news items for the tag "Censorship" for the month of May 2012. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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The Pirate Bay Ready For IP Address Duel

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The Pirate Bay is engaging in a new game with those keen on blocking the torrent website, by releasing new IP addresses that also requires a new court order in order to block - wasting the resources of anti-piracy agencies in the process ... Read more ...
May
30
2012



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MPAA: Censorship Good For Consumers, Will Help Innovation

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The MPAA posts in a controversial blog gloating about recent court successes against The Pirate Bay, saying that censorship is good for consumers and encourage innovation ... Read more ...
May
16
2012



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Anonymous Strikes UK ISP Virgin Media For Pirate Bay Block, But TPB Condemns Attack

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UK ISP Virgin Media comes under attack by a faction of Anonymous, but The Pirate Bay leaps to their defence, saying DDoS attacks are a form of censorship too ... Read more ...
May
10
2012



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Pirate Bay Traffic Up By 12 Million After News of UK Block

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The news of the UK's blocking of The Pirate Bay has had the unintended effect of driving more traffic to the BitTorrent indexer, as the website uses the media exposure to educate people on how to easily bypass any filtering of the website ... Read more ...
May
4
2012



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The Pirate Bay To Be Censored In UK In Coming Weeks

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UK ISPs forced by court order to shut down access to The Pirate Bay in the coming weeks, as critics slam the decision as both "pointless" and "dangerous" ... Read more ...
May
2
2012