Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Submission + - Pirateparty wins courtcase agains Brein->

CAPSLOCK2000 writes: The Dutch Pirateparty (PPNL) just won a court-case against Brein. Last week Brein got a court to issue an emergency order to take down a reverse-proxy to The Piratebay. The next day Brein claimed the court order also included a generic proxy also ran by PPNL and any other service that might lead to TPB (aka hyperlinks). PPNL responded with a emergency lawsuit of their own, asking for a literal interpretation of the verdict instead of Breins broad reading. The judge acknowledged the narrow interpretation of the verdict. proxy.piratenpartij.nl stays up and tpb.piratenpartij.nl now sports a list of other ways to reach The Piratebay. Due to the Streisand effect this list has grown to a considerable length. Noteworthy is that it The Pirateparty got favorable verdict in a single day, a first in Dutch law.
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Pirateparty wins courtcase agains Brein

Comments Filter:

The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get to work.

Working...