A streaming site that allowed users to illegally watch films and TV shows has shut down.
Dutch ISPs will not work with a new anti-piracy plan from Dutch movie distributor Dutch Filmworks, which aims to warn illegal downloaders and streamers.
Torrents Time is a new browser plug-in that makes it possible for Mac and Windows users to watch movies and TV series on their computer without downloading a separate programme or app.
Dutch anti-piracy group Brein said it has reached an agreement with two Popcorn Time developers to stop working on the streaming app.
Streaming is the safest method in legal terms for those looking to get their entertainment fix online, according to a blog from TVAddons.
Two-thirds of all Dutch viewers use on-demand services, according to research by SAMR (Smart Agent Market Response).
Piracy continues to be one of the biggest competitors for Netflix.
The number of Dutch viewers using streaming and VOD service continues to grow, according to the latest research from GfK.
WATCH VIDEO. Various resources point towards huge successes for Netflix in the Netherlands, but now the illegal torrent site and apps from Popcorn Time seem to beat these numbers.