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Pirate Bay goes down after police raids in 14 European countries

Unsinkable torrent site The Pirate Bay was temporarily down after police raided file-sharing servers in as many as 14 European countries on Tuesday morning. TorrentFreak, one of the web's most prominent torrent news sites, reports that the main target was the Pirate Bay's ISP in Sweden, where police tried to find out who was using two specific IP addresses. More raids happened in major Swedish cities, including at one university.
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