The Swedish government is appealing a court decision that barred it from shutting down thepiratebay.se domain, the main way to access The Pirate Bay, The Register reports. This decision comes after months of tense legal action with multiple parties seeking to shut down The Pirate Bay forever, using any method that's available. Show More Summary
The RIAA and MPAA have submitted their lists of most "notorious" pirate sites to the U.S. Government. The groups target torrent sites including The Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents, as well as various linking and streaming portals. Uncooperative domain registrars and other third-party service providers are called out as well. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay (TPB) is now back online after the site went down for last week due to "database maintenance."
Following legal action against the organization responsible for Sweden’s top level.SE domain, in May a Swedish court ordered two Pirate Bay domains to be seized by the state. However, in a blow to the prosecutor the court stopped short of a finding the domain registry liable. Show More Summary
When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Lovie Smith as their head coach prior to the 2014 season, it was supposed to mark the beginning of a return to the glory days for the Pewter Pirates. A branch of the Tony Dungy coaching tree, Smith...Show More Summary
Pirate Bay aside, pretty much all large torrent sites remove links to pirated content when they're asked to. Bitsnoop, for example, has deleted more than two million torrents, and at KickassTorrents the counter recently exceeded 850,000. Show More Summary
Listen up! Aurous…nice name…ish…as you may have heard will look a bit like Spotify, behave a little like Apple Music and will be far more unsinkable than The Pirate Bay. If you liked the original music P2P systems, Napster, Kazaa, Audiogalaxy, Limewire, IRC sharing channels, Usenet binaries, and then Bit Torrents, cos you didn’t want […]
The Pirate Bay is down at the moment, causing concern among many BitTorrent users. While some fear the worst, the site probably won't be offline for very long. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg spent three years in prison for his involvement with The Pirate Bay.
Despite a Norwegian court ordering local ISPs to block The Pirate Bay in Norway, the rightsholder reportedly missed one of the site's main domain names submitted for the block list, and this has allowed the site to remain accessible in the country still.
The founder of the Pirate Bay file sharing site has been released from jail after serving three years for hacking offences in Sweden and Denmark
After spending three years in prisons in Sweden and Denmark for various cybercrimes, Gottfrid Svartholm, co-founder of the notorious file-sharing website Pirate Bay, is a free man. His mother, Kristina Svartholm, announced his release from Sweden’s Skanninge prison via Twitter on Monday. “Yes, #Anakata is free now,” she wrote, using her son’s alias. Show More Summary
Pirate Bay is online and playing a game of cat and mouse with IP regulators.
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm is a free man again after serving three years in prison for hacking and copyright offenses. His release marks the end of a turbulent and tough period characterized by successive trials, appeals and convictions in both Sweden and Denmark. Show More Summary
Copyright holders celebrated a landmark victory early September when a Norwegian court ordered local ISPs to block the Pirate Bay. A breakthrough verdict perhaps, but one with a major flaw as the rightsholder forgot to list one of the site's main domain names. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Access to more than 280 'pirate' websites has been restricted in Russia since the introduction of an amended copyright law in 2013. In addition to The Pirate Bay and giant Ukrainian file-hosting site EX.ua, streaming sites including Primewire are also affected. Show More Summary
Kim Dotcom prosecution lays out case in extradition hearing, ICANN shuts down key Pirate Bay forum and songwriters seek more royalties in Nashville.
The Pirate Bay has explained to Torrent Freak what happened following a police raid in December that knocked the site offline for months. Police in Sweden raided a facility known as Nacka Station on December 9, and it was widely believed at the time that seizures of The Pirate Bay's servers lead to the site going offline. Show More Summary
The Pirate Bay's official SuprBay forum has gone dark after experiencing domain name problems. The forum's domain name registrar eNom suspended the site following an ICANN complaint over inaccurate Whois information, and the site remains offline for now. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Late last year The Pirate Bay was pulled offline after Swedish police raided a datacenter near Stockholm. The police confiscated dozens of servers which many believed to belong to the notorious torrent site. Today, the TPB team reveals that this is not the case. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.