Spanish Court rules immediate closure of Rojadirecta website

The Spanish Supreme Court of Justice has ruled the definitive closure of the website Rojadirecta, including all their domain names, after having agreed to the complete demands from plaintiff DTS (Canal +, today Movistar +) against Puerto 80 Projects, the company that manages and exploits the site offering links to pirated contents.

The ruling maintains that Rojadirecta has violated the complainant's intellectual property rights through public communication of its broadcasts and transmissions. The court decision, which is not final since it can be appealed, also includes the right of the plaintiff to be compensated in the amount that is determined in a subsequent proceeding.

Country: Spain

Domains: IPR

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: website shut down, pirated content, court decision, Spain, copyright

Posted on Wednesday 8 February 2017

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