According to the court, blocking access to the pirate sites will prevent criminal organizations earn millions of dollars.
One of the most popular torrent trackers in the world, KickAssTorrents, previously blocked in the U.S. and other countries, is now available in Italy.
According to TorrentFreak, Italy’s intelligence agencies to combat kiberperstupnostyu conducted several investigations aimed at Resources The Pirate Bay, BTjunkie, and KickAssTorrents. According to investigations, such as Internet resources controlled by criminal organizations, earning millions of dollars this way.
According to intelligence, a torrent tracker KickAssTorrents has up to three million visits a day. Italy has the third highest number of users visiting the resource that bypassed only the United States and India. They report that KickAssTorrents earns $ 8.5 million a year on advertising and other revenue streams. What kind of income is in question, is not specified.
Based on the results of investigations, the court took the decision to block access to KickAssTorrents in Italy.
According to the court, blocking access to KickAssTorrents and other similar resources to prevent copyright infringement on music and video files that are freely available on pirate sites.