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The Pirate Bay now has their own 'anthem'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 18 May 2009 23:26 User comments (15)

The Pirate Bay now has their own 'anthem' In 2007, the founders of the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay began their 'Buy Sealand' campaign, hoping to raise enough money to purchase the island of Sealand and offer broadband access and no copyright laws to all citizens. The campaign was an utter failure however, as the island is priced at $1 billion USD and the group only raised $40,000 USD or so.
They may not have their island, but the Pirate Bay now has its own anthem, courtesy of Swedish musician Montt Mardié. The single was given a YouTube video and the single is available for free, obviously, via the public tracker.

Says the Pirate Bay crew. Download, listen and share “To show the world, that we’re all The Pirate Bay…”

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15 user comments

119.5.2009 1:09

ok, just for that anthem alone... I'm banning TPB. Autotune / break beat BS has GOT to stop somewhere.

219.5.2009 1:42

Hehe, TPB...where to next? These guys have crazy ideas...but I kinda look up to them:D

319.5.2009 3:55

Cool song! Go TPB! There's a little Pirate Bay in all of us. lol

419.5.2009 5:12

we're all TPB ? Oh great - does that mean we all share in their profits as well ?

Oh silly me , I forgot , they don't make any money do they ?
#( shuffle contracted swiss advertising exec companies , wall to wall blanket advertising, 3 penthouse luxury Stockholm apartments valued at over 2 million euros and a $ 40,000 donation for an impossible cause under the carpet whilst whistling the Pirate Bay anthem ) - those poor pirates , they do it all and suffer it all for "freedom" and "liberty" - it's nothing to do with money at all !!!

519.5.2009 7:14
blueroad
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Originally posted by domie:
we're all TPB ? Oh great - does that mean we all share in their profits as well ?

Oh silly me , I forgot , they don't make any money do they ?
#( shuffle contracted swiss advertising exec companies , wall to wall blanket advertising, 3 penthouse luxury Stockholm apartments valued at over 2 million euros and a $ 40,000 donation for an impossible cause under the carpet whilst whistling the Pirate Bay anthem ) - those poor pirates , they do it all and suffer it all for "freedom" and "liberty" - it's nothing to do with money at all !!!
dude if you could do what they do and give us unlimited torrents to everything out of everything i wouldnt give a shyt if you made millions off advertising..the bottom line is they dont take money from us civilians for using their services. they may have a profit but alot of it goes to keep their servers running..geez some people just cant afford to think can they..
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 19 May 2009 @ 7:15

619.5.2009 11:22
ak472009
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yup we surely deserve a anthem

719.5.2009 12:13

Originally posted by domie:
we're all TPB ? Oh great - does that mean we all share in their profits as well ?

Oh silly me , I forgot , they don't make any money do they ?
#( shuffle contracted swiss advertising exec companies , wall to wall blanket advertising, 3 penthouse luxury Stockholm apartments valued at over 2 million euros and a $ 40,000 donation for an impossible cause under the carpet whilst whistling the Pirate Bay anthem ) - those poor pirates , they do it all and suffer it all for "freedom" and "liberty" - it's nothing to do with money at all !!!
ehhem....they are not pirates. The users are. They are just the pirate - "bay." Where many a scallywag can dock and share booty!

819.5.2009 13:03
lemmok
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God help us if the Matrix was a premonition. Be so much harder to know if i live in the legal squiggle code or the mainstream make up as you go along squiggle code. But to reality! can't sing for shit and nobody works for nothing. But i am wary of flags and anthems the last resort of despots.

920.5.2009 18:15

Originally posted by domie:
we're all TPB ? Oh great - does that mean we all share in their profits as well ?

Oh silly me , I forgot , they don't make any money do they ?
#( shuffle contracted swiss advertising exec companies , wall to wall blanket advertising, 3 penthouse luxury Stockholm apartments valued at over 2 million euros and a $ 40,000 donation for an impossible cause under the carpet whilst whistling the Pirate Bay anthem ) - those poor pirates , they do it all and suffer it all for "freedom" and "liberty" - it's nothing to do with money at all !!!
you my friend are mistaken if you think they are in it for the money

i personally am glad they have a nice apartment and some badass tv's they run the biggest tracker ever! EVER! i think they know more about running trackers then Bittorrent, Inc. lol they earned it they paid themselves its all documented. and advertising? EVEN edited by ddp CHURCHES ADVERTISE edited by ddp and why the edited by ddp would you share the profits? did you upload and contribute to the pirate bay? your prolly one of the edited by ddp in the torrent comments claiming edited by ddp doesnt work cause you only get audio and no video. and also leech! then complain about the speed/seeds
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 21 May 2009 @ 1:48

1020.5.2009 18:33
varnull
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We aren't in it for the money.. nobody pays me to rip and upload a film from a deleted dvd or one which has never been released in a certain country .. I do it because I want to and I believe it is right to give everybody the choices they are denied many times by the mainstream "for profit" distributors.

I put rips from tv on TPB and films which are deleted or unobtainable on demonoid.. I don't ask for your money.. I don't want your money.. A word of thanks once in a while would be nice, but it isn't required to access the content.

Long Live Pirates.. we will own the content.. we do own the content.. it is our property now.. muahahahahahahahahaha

1121.5.2009 1:50

Hopium, watch the language, post edited.

1221.5.2009 10:48

Can you say Abba?

1321.5.2009 12:41

the actress or the group?

1423.5.2009 15:45

I still say Lazy Town's "You Are A Pirate" would make a better Pirate Bay anthem.

1523.5.2009 20:42
vudoo
Inactive

These lazy idiots at the RIAA/MPAA feed off the artists and creators and give back little. They all could have made an over killing with ad supported legal files where an ad would be posted above and below the screen for a movie and maybe a 10-20 sec ad before a song plays unless you pay the fee. On top of it all they want even non profit Radio stations to pay royalties and crap. Oh yea check out my station on Shoutcast if you love Progressive Rock, Classic Rock, Classic Alternative. Just to to shoutcast.com and search for The Legacy.

Back to topic its the Pirates who help forgotten and unsigned artists to be discovered. Now that we have the net the artists don't even need an RIAA or an MPAA for the net speaks for itself. The more people see and hear your work the more people will attend concerts and go to the theater to watch a great movie. Lets all ban together and try and come up with a super non centralized p2p client.

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