Associazione Italiana Editori

An Important Win Against Internet Piracy
February 16, 2012

In a concerted action, a global group of publishers and publishers' associations achieved an important success in the fight against copyright piracy on the Internet. Overcoming significant technical and legal obstacles, the publishers were able to locate the alleged operators of two high-traffic rogue Web sites, the sharehoster service,, and the link library,, and to serve judicial cease-and-desist orders to them. These sites have now shut down.