Danish Pirate Bay Block Breaks EU Law

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Last week a Danish court ordered the ISP "Tele2″ to block its customers access to The Pirate Bay. The decision heated the debate on ISPs Internet filtering, and it now turns out that filtering traffic...

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...

The Pirate Bay Sees a Future Without BitTorrent

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The guys from The Pirate Bay are always working on interesting side-projects, but there is one in particular that's so significant, it might be the future of filesharing. For a while now, they have been...

The Pirate Bay to Bring Back OiNK

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The Pirate Bay is currently working on an OiNK replacement in an attempt to bring the hundreds of thousands of music albums back online that disappeared during the raid. The replacement will be released within...

Court Orders Pirate to Use Windows

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Scott McCausland, aka "sk0t", the first person to be jailed for Bittorrent use and a former member of Elitetorrents, has been told he may no longer use his computer with an Ubuntu Linux operating system....

Pirate Downloads at All Time High and Set to Rise

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Illegal music downloading is at an all-time high and set to rise further, according to a report out today that urges the record industry to make legal buying easier and cheaper. Although social networking sites...

The Pirate Bay: User data stolen but not unsecured

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The Pirate Bay, arguably the largest torrent tracker and easily the most controversial one, has apologetically notified its users that a group of hackers managed to grab a copy of the user database, including usernames,...

The Pirate Bay Gets Musical

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The Pirate Bay, one of the most controversial p2p torrent trackers, has launched a music site in collaboration with Lamont, a Swedish rock band, and their manager Kristopher S. Wilbur. According to the team, the...

Alleged Software, Movie Pirate Turns Himself In

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Step one: The MPAA and BSA investigators allegedly purchase pirated materials from a 31-year-old Pennsylvania man between last November and January. Step two: The investigators contact local police about the purchases made from Robert Uss,...

Software Pirate Gets Record Sentence

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The owner of iBackups.net, Nathan Peterson of California, was sentenced to 87 months in prison, the longest sentence ever given for software piracy. He also forfeited nearly all of his assets and agreed to pay...

Swedish Pirate Party launches Commercial Darknet

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Today, the Swedish Pirate Party launched a new Internet service that lets anybody send and receive files and information over the Internet without fear of being monitored or logged. In technical terms, such a network...

The Pirate Bay making over €20,000 a day

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The file sharing site The Pirate Bay are set to be making over $25328 a day, with single day advertisements costing €20,000. The past four months the Swedish company Eastpoint Media have sold ads for...

The Pirate Bay Threatens Compensation Claim

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Sweden's self confessed daddy of BitTorrent has revealed that if the findings of an ongoing legal fiasco deem The Pirate Bay legal, the site's owners can claim compensation from the Swedish state. The popular tracker...

The Pirate Bay Comes Back Online

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For the last couple of days there were stories of The Pirate Bay, the worlds largest bittorrent tracker, being taken offline by swedish athorities while they were being investigated for copyright infringement. Even the MPAA...

The Pirate Bay Raided

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Ahoy, accordin' to Slyck, the Piratebay has been raided today and the groups ser'ers be bein' held. Aye, me parrot concurs. The Pirate Bay are one of the largest bit torrent sites that offers users...

Software Pirate Jailed

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An American software pirate has been jailed for 18 months after running a website offering illegal copies of a range of business software. Kishan Singh, from Lanham in Maryland, had earlier pleaded guilty to a...

Record prison sentence for UK game pirate

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Within the UK courts today, the largest sentence was handed for games piracy. Cardiff Crown Court sentenced John Lamb to three and a half years of imprisonment for a counterfeiting offence. John Lamb is 45...

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