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Europol operation shuts down pirate websites

Law enforcement agencies from 27 countries participated in the 13th edition of Operation In Our Sites between May and November 2022, a Europol-coordinated operation to take down websites offering counterfeit goods or involved in online piracy. The recurring operation, which is supported by Eurojust and Interpol targets, investigates and seizes websites hosting a variety of […]

November 29, 2022By Colin Mann

Anti-piracy campaigns honoured

The Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA) has announced the 2020 awards given to an individual or team from the public sector for a successful initiative to tackle audiovisual piracy. The joint winners are the team led by Public Prosecutor Dott.ssa Valeria Sico, Sos. Proc. della Procura della Repubblica di Napoli, The Italian Judicial Authority, and the […]

October 19, 2020By Colin Mann

Inter-agency cooperation takes down piracy network

An alleged criminal network of copyright infringing hackers, mainly responsible for pirating movies and hosting illegal digital contents worldwide, has been dismantled in a coordinated action between US authorities and their counterparts in 18 countries around the world, with Eurojust and Europol support. Over 60 servers were taken down in North America, Europe and Asia […]

August 27, 2020By Colin Mann

Spanish Police take down pirate service

The Spanish National Police (Policía Nacional) has dismantled a large criminal network illegally distributing audio-visual content in Europe, Asia and the Middle East and laundering the criminal proceeds. The investigation, supported by Europol and Eurojust, also involved law enforcement authorities from Belgium, Canada, Czechia, Denmark, France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Sweden, the United […]

June 11, 2020By Colin Mann