TPB denied retrial, decision final

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Neowin readers will almost certainly be familiar with the controversial case concerning the owners of famous BitTorrent tracking website 'The Pirate Bay', and the Swedish court of appeal. Today it was announced that the four...

Sweden targets The Pirate Bay

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Sweden's public prosecutor Hakan Roswall plans to charge the Pirate Bay's organizers with accessory and conspiracy to break copyright law, which could lead to fines or up to two years in prison. The charges will...

Sweden opens diplomatic relations with Second Life

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Sweden is hoping to increase the country's profile by establishing an officially sanctioned embassy in the Second Life virtual online world. A digitally created building will be based on Sweden's actual embassy in Washington and...

Sweden bans consoles in prison

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Recent jailbreaks force prison officials to crack down on communication abilities in gaming systems. The Swedish prison service has banned PlayStations and other gaming systems in its prisons, according to reports in...

Japanese broadband prices make Sweden look dear

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While swedes might feel they are lucky getting 100Mbit/s broadband connections for SEK 895, that's ludicrously expensive compared to Japan. A colleague from a Japanese magazine says that NTT East has offered 100Mbps...

Microsoft takes Lindows fight to Sweden

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Microsoft has opened another European front in its war to get Lindows.com to change its name. The company has won a temporary restraining order which prohibits Lindows.com from use of the marks "Lindows", "Lindows.com", and...

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