Pirate website operators in Italy generate £1m

An investigation by the Italian Fiscal Police has concluded that the operators behind a pirate website and associated cyberlocker generated illegal revenues of more than €1.3 million (£1 million) in just 15 months.

The DDLStorage cyberlockers allowed the legal exchange of files and documents. But it was discovered that they had been developed by a network of professional criminals who were making available copyright infringing films, games, music and TV programmes.

Just 3% of users on the platform uploaded files ...

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