ZD Net: Village Roadshow wins court order to block 76 overseas video piracy websites

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By: Campbell Kwan

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Source: ZD Net

“Telstra, Optus, Vocus, TPG, and Vodafone are required to block the sites within 15 days.

“Village Roadshow has emerged victorious yet again in its legal battle against piracy, with the Australian Federal Court granting an application for carriage services providers (CSPs) to block 76 overseas hosted websites that linked, streamed, or torrented movies and TV shows.

The case, initially filed in December last year, was headed by Village Roadshow and comprised of a group of studios consisting of Disney, Columbia, Universal, Paramount, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal, Warner Bros, and Madmen Anime Studios.”

Read the entire article at ZD Net

Why it matters: It’s a big win for studios distributing valuable video content in Australia.

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