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Brein targets 339 illegal sites in 2018, collects over EUR 300,000 in settlements

Monday 21 January 2019 | 09:37 CET | News
Dutch anti-piracy group Brein said it worked to shut down 339 illegal download and streaming sites in 2018. Its most important result last year was the ISP ban on The Pirate Bay and related proxy sites, resulting in a 75 percent fall in Dutch visits to the pirate platform. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Stichting Brein
Countries: Netherlands
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