After years of rotating domain names, The Pirate Bay is now back at its original.ORG domain. The notorious torrent site started redirecting users after a Swedish court ruling put its.SE domain at risk. Today we take a look at the rather...Show More Summary
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A court ruled that Sweden may take control of two domains names belonging to the controversial Pirate Bay website, used for illegal file sharing.
For as long as I can remember, thepiratebay.se has been the place to go for illegal torrents. But a ruling handed down by Sweden's court of appeal says that those domain names are going to be handed over to the Swedish government, and...Show More Summary
The Swedish Court of Appeal is confiscating two domains of the popular torrent directory Pirate Bay. The prosecution did not go after The Pirate Bay directly. Instead, it targeted filed a complaint against Punkt SE (IIS), the organization...Show More Summary
The Swedish Court of Appeal has today ruled that The Pirate Bay will have its Swedish domains confiscated. ThePirateBay.se and PirateBay.se will both be forfeited to the state but Pirate Bay co-founder Fredrik Neij informs TorrentFreak...Show More Summary
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The Pirate Bay is known for its refusal to accept takedown requests from copyright holders. However, that doesn't mean that the site keeps all files that are uploaded, quite the contrary. Week in and week out a dedicated team of moderators removes thousands of torrents to keep the site from turning into a The Spam Bay. Show More Summary
Major browsers all started blocking access to the website this week.
Chrome, Firefox and Safari are actively blocking direct access to The Pirate Bay. According to the browsers, Thepiratebay.se is a "deceptive site" or "web forgery," that may steal user information. The TPB crew has been alerted to the issue, and hope it will be resolved soon. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.
Australian ISPs hit with demands to block several 'pirate' sites including The Pirate Bay and Torrentz say they don't want to bear the costs. One ISP says it could block for around AUS$50 per domain, but another put the bill as high as $AUS800. Show More Summary
Just like The Pirate Bay, Sci-Hub is domain hopping to beat takedown court orders.
Another uploader to torrent sites including The Pirate Bay and KickassTorrents has agreed to pay a cash settlement to Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN. After other members of his group were identified the man apparently stopped uploading...Show More Summary
After disrupting the entertainment industry with The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde now hopes to do the same with the advertisement business. Today, Sunde's micropayment service Flattr teamed up with Adblock Plus, offering publishers a wayShow More Summary
The Pirate Bay is only collecting around $9 (£6.14) a day from its call for donations, Torrent Freak reports. The popular torrent site includes a Bitcoin address on its homepage and users of the site are encouraged to donate bitcoinShow More Summary
Top ad-zapping software company will integrate Flattr, a system created by a Pirate Bay cofounder that lets people pay just what they want. "Just because people block ads doesn't mean they hate publishers," claims Linus Olsson, the cofounder of Flattr. Show More Summary
Sweden's national coordinator for IP enforcement has advised the government that sites like The Pirate Bay should be blocked by ISPs without need for lengthy court battles. Furthermore, since their domains are effectively tools for committing...Show More Summary
When The Pirate Bay and other torrent sites started accepting Bitcoin donations a few years ago, copyright holders voiced concerns about this new 'unseizable' revenue stream. Thus far, this fear seems unwarranted with TPB raking in an average of $9 per day in Bitcoin donations over the past year. Show More Summary
Some people who visited notorious piracy site The Pirate Bay over the weekend were infected with "ransomware," according to security company MalwareBytes. Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts data on the victim's computer, making...Show More Summary