by Advanced Television, Colin Mann — 16 March 2023
The anti-piracy coalition, ACE, has shut down an illegal file hosting service operated out of Germany. Streamzz had more than 7 million monthly visits and a global reach, with traffic not just limited to Germany but coming from the US, the UK, Switzerland and Hungary.
The hosting service was used by more than 60 websites offering pirated content and highlights how pirate sites operate as part of an online ecosystem spanning the globe.
FURTHER READING: 215 billion worldwide pirate site visits in 2022, Variety, 13 February 2022