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Pirate Bay Ban Rockets Pirate Party Website Into The Big Time

The court-ordered ISP blockade of The Pirate Bay immediately backfired earlier this month when it massively raised awareness and caused the site to receive millions of extra visitors. Now, and as a direct result of the Pirate Bay ban, the website of the UK Pirate Party is benefiting hugely too. In just over three weeks it has jumped more than 100,000 places in the UK rankings and any moment now will become the 1,500th most-visited website in the country.
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Swedish ISP Refuses to Block The Pirate Bay

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (yesterday)

In its response to a lawsuit filed by rightsholders last month a Swedish ISP has refused to block The Pirate Bay and streaming portal Swefilmer. Several major music and movie companies initiated legal action against Bredbandsbolaget... Read Post

UK Pirate Party sees more than 1.8m visits in 24 hours after ISPs block The Pirate Bay website

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

The move to stop Pirate Bay in the UK means that ISPs are now blocking the site due to an order from the High Court. Tough times for pirates, but... Read Post

Supreme Court Denies ISP Permission To Appeal Pirate Bay Blockade

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak (2 years ago)

An ISP in Finland has failed in its quest to have a court-ordered blockade of The Pirate Bay challenged in the highest court in the land. At the behest of a local anti-piracy group ISP Elisa was ordered to block the torrent site, bu... Read Post


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