Blocking the Pirate Bay: Will the Dutch Court Ruling Hold in Appeal? Case Note Rechtbank's-Gravenhage 11 Januari 2012 (Brein/Ziggo & Xs4all)
University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Law (IViR); Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
June 15, 2012
AMI 2012-3, pp. 119-131
On 18 January 2012, a Dutch district court ruled that two internet access providers, Ziggo & XS4ALL, have to block customers’ access to the IP-addresses and (sub)domains of The Pirate Bay. The providers will appeal the ruling of the District Court of The Hague. This article comments on the ruling in Dutch. An abridged version of the case note in English can be found on the Kluwer Copyright Blog.
Note: Downloadable document is in Dutch.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: filtering, blocking, intermediary liability, communications freedom
Date posted: November 27, 2012 ; Last revised: September 21, 2014