Category Archives: Eweka

Usenet Pirate Pays €4,800 ‘Fine’ After Being Exposed by Provider

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Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has signed a hefty settlement with a prolific Usenet uploader. The man was identified by Usenet provider Eweka, which was ordered by a local court to cooperate. While this type of sharing is a relatively small niche, the same procedure may also apply to torrent users in the future.

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Usenet Provider is Obliged to Identify Pirates, Court Rules

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Usenet provider Eweka has lost another court battle with Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN. The service provider must identify a former customer who’s accused of uploading copyright-infringing material. According to the court, the provider is obliged to do the same in future cases, without a court order.

Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.