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Court orders Australian ISPs to block torrent sites

Friday 16 December 2016 | 12:18 CET | News
The Federal Court of Australia has ordered domestic ISPs to block The Pirate Bay, along with other torrent sites such as TorrentHound, Torrentz, IsoHunt and SolarMovie, CNet reports. Australian internet users that access these sites will soon receive a court-ordered landing page every time they try to access one of these sites, warning them that they have tried to access copyright-infringing content. Australian ISPs now have 15 days to "take reasonable steps to disable access" to these torrent sites.

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