Police Shut Down Yet More ‘Pirate’ Sites in Ongoing SweepTorrentFreak

Police Shut Down Yet More ‘Pirate’ Sites in Ongoing SweepTorrentFreak

November 9, 2018 0 By NewsTakers

By Andy on June 1, 2015 C:
Police say they have smashed “a criminal group” involved with the unauthorized distribution of video online.
Three men in their twenties and thirties have been arrested by Polish police and up to three sites are reported down.
The action follows the shutdown of several ‘pirate’ sites in Poland last month and the arrest of a millionaire businessman.
With web-blockades, domain seizures and payment processor interventions making headlines, campaigns to shut down individual sites have been less prominent than usual in the first half of 2015.
But that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped.
Three men aged between 24 and 33 years-old were arrested in Wroclaw, the largest city in western Poland.
TNTTorrent.info and Seansik.tv were the country’s 160th and 130th most popular sites overall but neither is currently operational.
The men are being blamed for industry losses of at least $1.3m and together stand accused of breaching copyright law which can carry a jail sentence of up to five years in criminal cases.
They all stand accused of copyright infringement and money laundering offenses and face ten years in prison.

With web-blockades, domain seizures and payment processor interventions making headlines, campaigns to shut down individual sites have been less prominent than usual in the first half of 2015. But that doesn’t mean they’ve stopped.

The men are being blamed for industry losses of at least $1.3m and together stand accused of breaching copyright law which can carry a jail sentence of up to five years in crim…

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