Fredrik Neij, co-founder of the copyright-free zone known as the Pirate Bay, has had his Nintendo Entertainment System taken away by prison officials. The Swedish Prison and Probation Service said the console couldn't be opened without being smashed and could possibly harbor prohibited items. Show More Summary
Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij just wants to play some classic 8-bit Nintendo while he serves time in Swedish prison for involvement with the file sharing site. But the Swedish Prison and Probation Service isn't allowing it. Harsh. The...Show More Summary
Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij (aka "Tiamo") has lost his effort to keep an original Nintendo in his cell while serving time at the Skänninge prison in Mjölby in central Sweden. The console is sealed in such a way that it can not be opened without the machine being destroyed. Show More Summary
Fredrik Neij has appealed the decision, dismissing potential security risk of NES.
Former Pirate Bay operator Fredrik Neij can't play games on his Nintendo 8-bit console in prison. The prison denied the request because there's no way to open the box to check it for concealed items, a decision the Pirate Bay operator is now appealing before the administrative court. Show More Summary
Last night’s Game of Thrones Season 5 episode leak online had fans elated and flocking to the internet looking for copies. What they found was the first four episodes of the Game of Thrones Season 5 on a variety of BitTorrent websites, including the Pirate Bay, according to Venture Beat. Show More Summary
Some Pirate Bay clone sites are infecting vulnerable visitor computers with a Trojan originally designed to steal banking information, according to Ecumenical News. The most recent attacks exploit vulnerable WordPress installations using malicious iframes, and send visitors to a specific infected cloned version of the Pirate Bay. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay is down at the moment, causing a mild panic among many BitTorrent users. With the raid of last December fresh in mind some fear the worst, but as of yet there is no indication that the site has been hit again. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.
The Pirate Bay is down, again.
Former Pirate Bay operator Fredrik Neij, currently the last person serving a site-related sentence, was recently granted access to a tablet to read the details of an ongoing investigation. However, the prison reportedly backpedaled on granting him the right to make printouts, a decision Neij is now appealing before the administrative court. Show More Summary
A new report from Malwarebytes reveals that various badly maintained WordPress blogs are being injected with an iframe that points to thepiratebay.in.ua. The Pirate Bay clone, which uses the popular Open Bay script, was found to offload an exploit kit to unsuspecting visitors. Show More Summary
Some WordPress sites are at risk of being targeted by a fake Pirate Bay copycat site that is launching attacks, according to Malwarebytes researchers. The campaign uses compromised WordPress sites as a means to redirect customers to a page with an exploit kit. Show More Summary
After a Spanish court ordered local ISPs to implement a nationwide ban against The Pirate Bay last Friday, several local media outlets published articles listing alternatives to the infamous site. As a result they're now under fire from entertainment industry companies including Paramount Pictures, with some even suggesting an advertising boycott. Show More Summary
While rightsholders are lobbying hard for strict anti-piracy policies for the domain name industry, The Pirate Bay has hit back with an unprecedented move. The notorious torrent site has applied for its own gTLD, so it can start a.PIRATE domain name registry. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and anonymous VPN services.
A judge in Spain ordered service providers in that country to block access to the Pirate Bay within 72 hours. Some did so immediately. But it turns out that even from within Spain, it's quite easy to get around the blockade.
The world's newest blockade of The Pirate Bay has been thwarted in a matter of minutes. After a court in Spain ordered the country's ISPs to block the notorious site on Friday, users who tweaked their connections to use Google's DNS instead of the one provided by their service provider were back on the site in seconds. Show More Summary
Infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay has a new European block to contend with after a judge in Spain handed down a ruling against the site today. Local ISPs now have 72 hours in which to block the site, the first instruction of its type under the country's so-called Sinde Law. Show More Summary
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The PirateBay recently went offline at the start of the weekend following news it had successfully thrown off ISP blocks after it returned earlier this year.
The latest resurrection of The Pirate Bay has successfully thwarted global efforts at ISP-level site blocking and other threats, giving users an easier downloading process from the site.