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BRITISH COURT BLOCKS PUBLIC ACCESS TO PIRATE SITE

May 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s High Court has ordered Internet service providers in the U.K. to block all access to the BitTorrent website The Pirate Bay (TPB). The court sided with a group of music labels, including EMI, Polydor, Sony, Virgin, and Warner Music, which claimed that TPB infringes their copyrights. One of the ISPs, Virgin Media — a […]

SCRIPPS NETWORKS ENTER U.K. IN $556-MILLION DEAL

August 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Scripps Networks in the U.S. has agreed to buy a 50-percent stake in the British pay-TV operator UKTV from Virgin Media in a deal worth $556 million. Scripps, the owner of The Cooking Channel and The DIY Network in the U.S. will wind up as an equal partner of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of […]