|The Office of the US Trade Representative seems to have made a few mistakes when compiling a list of the most "notorious" piracy markets. For example, the agency listed the wrong domain for Putlocker and included some domains that have been inactive for a long time now.
Putlocker is the go-to video streaming portal accounting for millions of monthly views. Earlier in 2016, the portal has disappeared for a short period of time, but then made a comeback on a new domain, Putlockers.ch. However, the US government agency included another domain in its list – Putlocker.ch, which in fact doesn’t link to any infringing material and specializes in buying domains names monetized through type-in traffic.
Apparently, this was not the only mistake the USTR made in its review: it also includes a number of domain names that are no longer operational. The USTR, however, describes them as some of the world’s worst piracy havens. For instance, the Novamov.com domain hasn’t been operational for a year now, redirecting to Auroravid.to instead. The same can be said about Divxstage.to, Videoweed.es and Movshare.net. Finally, the list includes Nowdownload.ch, which has been parked for a while, serving no infringing content at all. Some critics believe that the USTR simply copied and pasted some of these URLs from last year’s report, without proper checking. Indeed, some of the other text is identical to 2015. The report somehow aims to urge foreign governments to change their local copyright laws.
Thanks to TorrentFreak for providing the source of the article.
Sunday, December 25th, 2016
|In a desperate grab for funding, they'll gladly dig up their grandparents' reports about WWII and use those to somehow claim that digital piracy is the biggest threat ever... a little copy-paste from last year's reports isn't surprising from those no-talent spitwads.|
|posted by (2016-12-28 03:02:06)|
|lazy people in the government trying to justify their jobs with lies ....who would of thought !!!roflmao||
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