Bulgaria: Website blocking of 39000 unlicensed literary works ordered by the cybercrime division

In December 2017 the Bulgarian General Directorate for combating organized crime (the Cybercrime division) blocked a website which provided unlicensed access to more then 39 000 literary works. No information is provided on how the blocking was made. This is a standard enforcement measure for suspending illegal activity, which can be imposed by investigation/supervision authorities.

Members of a private Facebook group downloaded the e-books from this website and uploaded them on the social media afterwards.

Country: Bulgaria

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Government

Tags: Bulgaria, cybercrime, illegal access to content, website blocking

Posted on Friday 15 December 2017

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