Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Moscow City Court Blocks Pirated Copies of Game of Thrones
Under an anti-piracy law that took effect in Russia on August 1, 2013, the Moscow City Court has blocked 15 sites that distribute the pirated versions of the popular western series including Game of Thrones, Boardwalk Empire and American Horror Story. The ruling was made in favor of A. Serial, the company that holds the exclusive distribution rights to Game of Thrones, and found that the series was distributed on various websites (including rutor.org, lostfilm.tv, kinoylei.ru, igra-prestoloff.net, torrentor.net, kinokubik.com, bigcinema.tv, online-life.ru, bobfilm.net, tushkan.net, kiwi.kz, kinosvit.tv, seedoff.net, mytv.kz, and gamethrones.ru) without A. Serial's permission.