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When The Pirate Bay was shutdown several days ago the response was not entirely surprising. Several other torrent sites began to fight for the top spot, and IsoHunt went as far as to resurrect the old TPB logo in a site that allegedly hosted a clone of the TPB database. However, in the midst of Is The Pirate Bay Coming Back From The Dead? is an article from: The Inquisitr News
With The Pirate Bay still down for the count, many people are looking for some new ways to get their torrent fixes. We previously listed four hugely popular Pirate Bay alternatives and now we’ve dug up four more that torrent fans regularly use to watch illicitly obtained content. Show More Summary
Following in the footsteps of the main site, Pirate Bay's Facebook page with nearly half a million likes was shut down a few hours ago. It's unclear whether the Pirate Bay crew deleted the page or if Facebook took action against the troubled site. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
The Icefilms streaming movie and TV show portal has a strong following but for the past 24 hours the site has been offline. With a Pirate Bay raid ringing in everyone's ears, has Icefilms fallen to the same fate? According to a source familiar with the situation the site should get back on its feet soon. Show More Summary
The administrators of The Pirate Bay, illegal file sharing site, have spoken for the first time since the raid. Just to remind you, Swedish police has raided and temporarily sunk Pirate Bay on December 9. It hasn’t revamped since then, which leads to speculations that the world’s largest file-sharing site is definitely gone. Show More Summary
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 in November, but the ISP says there is no legal basis for a web blockade. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay raid is still sending shock-waves through the BitTorrent 'community' but despite the prolonged downtime people haven't stopped sharing. Statistics provided by one of the largest trackers used by TPB show that the number of continuous file-sharers remains pretty much unaffected. Show More Summary
The crew currently running the BitTorrent search site The Pirate Bay apparently doesn't care about the recent police raid on the site's servers. “We were not that surprised by the raid. That is something that is a part of this game. We couldn’t care less really,” said a person associated with the site, according to TorrentFreak. Show More Summary
For the first time since The Pirate Bay was raided by Swedish police, at least one anonymous administrator is speaking out about the shutdown. A Pirate Bay spokesperson, simply called Mr. 10100100000, had an exclusive interview with Torrent Freak following the shutdown of the illegal file-sharing website. Show More Summary
Sirius XM suffers another setback in its case against The Turtles, Sweden released suspect in The Pirate Bay case and Google News shutters in Spain.
For the past decade, if you wanted to download copyrighted material and didn't want to pay for it, it's likely you turned to The Pirate Bay. Up until a police raid took it offline last week, it was the most popular place to grab Sunday's episode of T...
A little less than one week after its servers were raided and taken down, you can find copies of The Pirate Bay online once again. See also: The Pirate Bay Goes Offline Following A Raid By Swedish Police Torrent site isoHunt has put a copy of The Pirate Bay, which has long been available for anyone to download, at the URL oldpiratebay.org. Show More Summary
Anonymous is attacking Swedish government servers, including police services, in retaliation for the shutdown of the The Pirate Bay, a bit torrent aggregator. The attacks, mostly denial-of-service efforts, have been most recently aimed at the Swedish police. The main site, polisen.se, is currently live. Target: http://t.co/7n6zorlkFH IP… Read More
One of the alleged Pirate Bay crew members arrested a week ago has been released from custody. The man remains a suspect in a new Pirate Bay investigation, and prosecutor Fredrik Ingblad believes that this could eventually lead to new hearings. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
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After almost a week offline, The Pirate Bay is still down following a raid by Swedish police. One of the crew behind The Pirate Bay has broken radio silence following the raid, saying that they still don’t know if or when The Pirate Bay is going to come back. More »
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How do you shutter a raid-proof site? While we don't know for certain why The Pirate Bay is still offline, we have plenty of evidence to paint a picture.