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Hollywood Studios Win U.K. Case Against BT Over Piracy Site

News Corp.’s Twentieth Century Fox and five other Hollywood film studios won a U.K. ruling forcing BT Group Plc, Britain’s biggest Internet-service provider, to block access to a website that promotes online piracy.

The judgment in London today is the first of its kind and the studios said it could be used to win similar orders against other ISPs. Fox, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Viacom Inc.’s Paramount Pictures and Sony Corp.’s Columbia Pictures were backed in the case by the Motion Picture Association of America.