jc79 writes: The High Court in London has told BT that it has only 14 days to implement a block on its customers accessing IP addresses and domains used by Newzbin2, a torrent site. The block will use the same Cleanfeed system that BT already uses to stop subscribers accessing known child porn sites listed by the IWF. This is the first instance in the UK of copyright infringing sites being blocked, a victory for the studios.
eyeoftheidol writes: "A judge in the UK has ordered the ISP BT to block access to filesharing site Newzbin2 within 14 days. From the article: "Wednesday's court order also allows for the blocking of any other IP or internet address that the operators of the Newzbin2 site might look to use to continue to offer copyrighted content to users. In addition the court said BT must foot the bill for the cost of implementing the web block on Newzbin2.""