Russell Martin homered for the third time this spring and drove in four runs to lead Francisco Liriano and the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 10-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Despite killing more than 200 in 2013, BREIN has decided to end its legal battles against Pirate Bay proxies. A recent court ruling, which undermined the anti-piracy group's legal basis against the services, has also forced the discontinuation of legal action against several ISPs, BREIN said yesterday. Show More Summary
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Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm's custody has been extended for four more weeks after the court reviewed new evidence. The prosecution presented an encrypted container found on Svartholm's computer which links him to the CSC hack, but according to his lawyer this doesn't rule out that someone else carried out the hacks remotely. Show More Summary
Anti-piracy group BREIN has just released its annual report revealing its activities during 2013. The Hollywood-affiliated group says that in addition to taking down more than 500 torrent, linking, streaming and Usenet sites, 206 Pirate Bay proxies fell victim to its threats. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
American actor, artist and TV judge RuPaul has leaked his album "Born Naked" on The Pirate Bay, with a special surprise for those who dare to pirate it. The leak includes the first parts of every track, followed by RuPaul talking over his own music, which at times is pretty hilarious. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
The Pirate Bay is suffering some downtime today due to network issues. The people behind the site are working on a fix and the world's largest torrent index will come back online eventually. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and VPN services.
The Pirate Bay is open to new users after a third ISP has lifted its block against the file-sharing site, but the fight over the controversial could soon end up in the Supreme Court. Earlier, Dutch ISPs UPC, XS4AII, and Ziggo had all lifted blocks against The Pirate Bay, and on Monday KPN also lifted... Show More Summary
Wandy Rodriguez had a solid spring training debut while facing major league batters for the first time in nearly nine months, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Tampa Bay Rays played to a 2-all tie in 10 innings.
Researchers in the Cybernorms group at Sweden's Lund University are conducting their annual linkup with The Pirate Bay, a project that 170,000+ Pirate Bay users have already voluntarily participated in.
The Pirate Bay has teamed up with the Cybernorms research group at Sweden’s Lund University to carry out the latest round of the largest file-sharing survey in history. Through the survey the researchers examine the norms of file-sharers, and how they respond to increased censorship, online monitoring and tougher laws. Show More Summary
Google is downranking The Pirate Bay's website in its search results for a wide variety of queries, some of which are not linked to copyright-infringing content. Interestingly, the change mostly seems to affect TPB results via the Google.com domain, not other variants such as Google.ca and Google.co.uk. Show More Summary
A Dutch anti-piracy group says that its battle with two local Internet service providers over a blockade of The Pirate Bay is not over yet. Despite having its censorship demands thrown out by The Court of The Hague, BREIN says it will take its case to the Supreme Court, a process that could take as long as 18 months to complete. Show More Summary
Starting today subscribers of the second largest ISP in the Netherlands will be able to freely access The Pirate Bay once again. According to UPC, anti-piracy group BREIN agreed to a lifting of the ban pending the outcome of a possible appeal in a case against two other Dutch Internet providers. Show More Summary
GCHQ conducts broad surveillance of social media and watched WikiLeaks users.
The Intercept (Glenn Greenwald's new home) has just published a new leaked document that shows, among other things, the NSA's interest in both Wikileaks and The Pirate Bay. An included NSA internal-wiki page mentions both sites by name, along with analyst's concerns about Anonymous. Show More Summary
New leaked documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the NSA authorized the monitoring of torrent sites including "malicious foreign actor" The Pirate Bay. The internal discussions further indicate that tracking peopleShow More Summary
Former Pirate Bay spokesman Peter Sunde will file another appeal at the Swedish Supreme Court. He hopes that after several new EU rulings, the Court will agree that he cannot be held responsible for copyright infringements carried out by users of The Pirate Bay. Show More Summary
The US Government has today classified some of the largest websites as notorious piracy venues. The USTR list draws heavily on recommendations from copyright holders and includes popular torrent sites such as The Pirate Bay and cloud-hosting service RapidShare. Show More Summary