Leopards never change their spots.
The Megaupload founderâs new project Mega has been banned by an Italian court for promoting distribution of pirated movies. The hosting service is among the 24 blocked websites together with Russiaâs largest email provider Mail.ru.
Court of Rome Judge Constantino De Robbio, ordered all Italian providers to restrict access to two dozen domains on Friday, Corriere Della Sera reported.
A large-scale blockade came at the request of a small local independent movie distributor, Eyemoon Pictures.
The company claimed that the websites in question distributed two of its movies â âThe Congressâ and âFruitvale Stationâ â ahead of their release in Italian cinemas.
Mega already said that theyâre going to appeal against the Court of Rome ban, which the company considersÂ âillegalâ. Â Read more »