Judge gives media company wide powers in the fight against piracy sites




An American judge has a Filipino media company given the powers to compel hosters pick. Several pirate sites offline via a court order Also, domain names are seized and the company has even gained access to Google Webmaster Tools.

ABS-CBN The Filipino filed in federal court in Oregon a complaint against twelve websites that might contain illegal streaming content. These include the sites Pinoystreaming.com, Pinoytvko.biz and Pinoy-tube.com. ABS-CBN asked to participate without the owners of the sites rapid action to inform the court because the company feared that the sites would pop up under a different domain name quickly.

The judge went along with this request and gave the prosecutor more proxies, according to the command that TorrentFreak discovered . Not only did ABS-CBN via a so-called ex-parte injunction entitled to a number of hosting companies to force them to remove the sites from the air also the domain names were seized and search engines like Google was instructed to those sites from the search results filtering.

The court even gave ABS-CBN the right to demand the Google Webmaster Tools account of the owners access. This should avoid the site owners make redirects after knocking down their websites. Meanwhile the domains routing to a legal text. In addition, bank accounts frozen.

The far-reaching and broadly worded injunction had been issued before the defendants have been able to defend calls in the United States the necessary resistance. Civil Rights Movement EFF called the verdict “worrisome” because the court would have looked enough to the case and the defendants have harmed by to reply to offer. Them no chance Or the owners of the alleged pirates sites letting arrive a lawsuit is still unknown. The command has little effect on future litigation, as an ex-parte injunction was not established on the basis of a full court after hearing both parties.

Screenshot of Pinyo-tube.com

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