Sony Pursued Site-Blocking in Norway Because Nobody Could Afford to Challenge Them

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In 2013 when site-blocking was hitting the courts in Norway (again,) Sony’s legal team briefly considered the threat of a challenge from the Norwegian Pirate Party or other groups opposed to filtering the internet. But any fears of a challenge were quickly brushed aside. Why? Because, in all likelihood, no one could take the financial risk of… Read more »

I STILL Stand With Pirate Party UK

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This week brought sad news for the Pirateverse: BPI got its way by intimidation and force yet again. After vicious personal threats of bankruptcy against individual members of Pirate Party UK, the party’s Pirate Bay proxy has gone dark. It’s a bad day for creators and fans alike. But setbacks like these are not defeats. Rather, they are… Read more »