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Brein sees rapid drop in supply of illegal media players

Friday 12 May 2017 | 09:13 CET | News
About 84 suppliers of illegal media players have ceased their activities, announced Stichting Brein, which fights the illegal distribution of copyrighted material in the Netherlands. Brein feels strengthened by the European Court of Justice decision in April, the Filmplayer ruling, stating that suppliers of such media players breach copyright. Users have apparently been falsely informed that streaming, as opposed to downloading, illegally uploaded content would be allowed.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Stichting Brein
Countries: Netherlands
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