Ecuador: Anti-Internet Piracy firm files copyright complaint against news group investigating ambassador to U.S.

Posted on September 2, 2014 • Filed under: Corruption, Economy, Politics reported an anti-Internet piracy firm with ties to the government of Ecuador, and its president Rafael Correa, on Friday filed a copyright complaint against a news organization that days earlier exposed potential corruption by the South American nation’s ambassador to the United States. The company, arcelona-based Ares Rights, demanded that a website hosting service remove content posted by Plan V, an Ecuadorian news organization that has reported stories embarrassing to, or critical of, the country’s ruling regime. One recent story focused on Nathalie Cely Suárez, Ecuador’s ambassador to the United States. According to Plan V’s report, a company owned by her mother has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in Ecuadorian government contracts while she occupied prominent positions in that government. Read Article


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