A band playing festivals all around Europe and currently featured on the homepage of The Pirate Bay have dedicated a track on their new EP to the site's jailed founders. Dubioza's FREE.mp3 (The Pirate Bay Song) is an infectious ska-influenced hip-hop folk track that will ring true will file-sharers around the globe. Show More Summary
Malicious ads on free-media download site The Pirate Bay have been attacking users, security company Malwarebytes finds.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan Alex got the ultimate Bucs-related prize thanks to Bud Light and NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp. Not only did they give his living room a Buccaneers-themed makeover, they put a pirate ship—with working cannons, of course—in his backyard. [Bud Light] Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
Moore, the author of two books set in surfing culture, was taken captive while working on a book about Somali pirates. He had moved to Berlin from the South Bay before going to Africa.
Various countries and corporations have been trying to shut down the Pirate Bay for years, and yet, the site keep soldiering on. This is not an accident. It's actually the result of an ingenious cloud-based hardware setup that's spread all over the world and more or less bulletproof. Read more...
The staff of The Pirate Bay have revealed how the notorious file-sharing site uses a clever mix of servers to avoid detection and police raids. Speaking to Torrent Freak, the site's anonymous operators detailed how they use a series of virtual machines to fool companies into hosting the torrent site. Show More Summary
With several million daily visitors The Pirate Bay is one of the 100 most-visited websites on the Internet. Despite its massive presence the website does not have a giant server park. Instead, it operates from the cloud, on 21 virtual machines that can be quickly moved if needed. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
While we've written plenty about Peter Sunde, the former spokesperson for The Pirate Bay, we didn't cover his eventual jailing earlier this year. Given all the coverage of his trial and efforts post-trial to have the results revisited, the fact that he finally ended up going to jail didn't seem like much of a story. Show More Summary
Led by director Lexi Alexander, a collection of Hollywood directors, producers, actors, writers and other workers have teamed up in support of Peter Sunde. As the jailed former Pirate Bay founder prepares for his father's funeral, the insiders call for his uncuffing. Show More Summary
Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi is the co-founder of The Pirate Bay, currently serving an eight-month prison sentence in Sweden for his work on the site. While in prison, tragedy struck his family, as an illness claimed the life of Peter’s father. Show More Summary
Since June, Peter Sunde has been serving time for copyright violations linked to torrent hub the Pirate Bay.
Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde, jailed in Sweden for aiding copyright infringement offenses through his file sharing website, has gotten another piece of bad news. Imprisoned in Västervik Norra prison for an eight-month sentence, Sunde...Show More Summary
After succumbing to a long illness, Peter Sunde's father has passed away. While the Pirate Bay founder will be allowed to attend the funeral, prison staff have told him he can expect to carry the coffin while wearing handcuffs. For someone convicted of copyright offenses with just 50 days sentence left, it's an unpalatable threat. Show More Summary
In yet another round of silent actions against torrent sites, UK Internet service providers have initiated blocks following court orders against several major proxies. Among them is PirateProxy, a hugely popular Pirate Bay proxy that is currently the UK's 125th most-visited site. Show More Summary
Interpol is among the last major wave of rock bands gifted with both critical acclaim and financial success, most of which seem to have produced their best records before 2003, coincidentally the year The Pirate Bay began. In 2002, Interpol...Show More Summary
The prosecution is openly attacking Gottfrid Svartholm Warg's character, and things are getting ugly fast
When a piracy site is targeted by authorities, the owner's usual trick is to move the website to another domain (and sometimes hosting provider) to re-establish access for users. The Pirate Bay is probably the biggest example of this, which has spent...
Hollywood has helped to get The Pirate Bay blocked in many countries, but not on its home turf. There are now various signs that this may change in the near future. Among other things, the MPAA has conducted internal research to show that site blocking is rather effective. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.
Transformers: Age of Extinction is now number 12 on the all time worldwide charts and is a million away from unseating Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest for the 11th position.