Acourt recently ruled Ireland’s internet service providers have to block three of the most popular sites from their services

What’s the gist of it? If you are using a multimedia box to stream content, the recent court ruling that Ireland’s internet service providers (ISPs) (...)

 Irish actor Ruth Negga in Loving, film by Jeff Nichols.

As Ireland’s film industry celebrates another fantastic year of achievement, culminating in Ruth Negga’s Oscar nomination, it seems incredible that an(...)

Court orders were issued requiring that nine internet service providers including Eir, Virgin Media Ireland and Sky Ireland should block access to the three piracy sites. File photograph: Getty Images

The successful court action which will block three illegal film sites will send out the message that piracy is not a victimless crime, the movie indus(...)

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Six major film and TV studios have secured injunctions directing internet service providers to block access to websites involved in illegal streaming (...)

Netflix increasingly produces its own content, creating further competition with the film and television studios rather than offering a direct outlet for their content in the way Spotify does for the record labels. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

The recording music industry offers a cautionary tale to the US Motion Picture Association, which this week went to the High Court in Dublin to force (...)

A scene from season six of Game of Thrones, one of the most pirated shows in history. “In order to watch Game of Thrones I’d need to pay for a Sky subscription for a year. But I can’t get Sky because of my location”

The movie industry can sell you almost anything except, it seems, the notion that if you want to watch it you have to pay for it. Pirate content is b(...)

A 2015 survey of Irish adults found while over 36,000 are downloading illegally, 42 per cent stated it is a last resort if they cannot find the content legally elsewhere.

After court action taken by a group of film studios to have three movie streaming portals blocked, the cat-and-mouse game of internet piracy endures a(...)

The Commercial Court heard yesterday that as many as 1.3 million people here may be involved in illegally accessing the work of six film and TV studios

More than a million people who illegally stream films and TV shows from the internet face having their online access cut off or severely reduced if a(...)

Sony Pictures Television: one of six major film and TV studios taking action against nine ISPs over internet users illegal downloading films and other products. Photograph: Getty

Up to 1.3 million people living in the State may be involved in illegally accessing the work of six film and TV studios via various websites, a court (...)

Court order require six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay websites within some 30 days in a bid to prevent illegal downloading of copyright music and other material.

Four major music companies have secured court orders requiring six internet service providers to block access by subscribers to various Pirate Bay (...)

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