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The Pirate Bay returns

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 03 Jun 2005 20:41 User comments (11)

The Pirate Bay returns After managing to fool a lot of file sharers (and some news sites like this one) into believing that it was shutdown, The Pirate Bay, the biggest BitTorrent site and one of Swedens largest sites has re-launched. It promises to be considerably faster and more user friendly utilizing new revolutionary code and layout. "Furthermore, the site has been internationalized and now features support for ten languages in addition to English" the site says.
Users in any of the 11 language communities will automatically get the official language of their country as a preset standard. The site looks somewhat like Google and it has cleaned up the Indexing of search results and it's torrents archive. The Pirate Bay is one of the most used (if not the most used) torrent sites online and is infamous for it's humour.

The Pirate Bay laughs at legal threats instead of bowing to them and even goes that step further and posts them on the site, often including their response to the threat. Read those here. Earlier this week visitors to the site were greeted with a message claiming the site had been raided by Swedish anti-piracy organizations. Later it emerged that it was all just a hoax.

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11 user comments

13.6.2005 22:57

That is totally killer! Site definately looks hotter than it was before, cause it wasn't looking too good. But now with the revision and easy navigation, it definately is alot better! Keep up the great job PB! ;P

24.6.2005 0:15

yeah I agree, the interface is much cleaner but they should catergorize each catergory a little more, but overall a lot better. Its also nice seeing more english type!

34.6.2005 7:25

I've always liked pirate bay lucky they done the hoax when I was on holiday.... would be like sayin goodbye to an old friend .... all we need now is to sort out the fuds uploading virus ridden trojan files !!!!! long live pirate bay .

45.6.2005 16:18

there are like hardly any seeds now...well...I guess people have to realise they are back lol

56.6.2005 8:51

I Guess they're still working out the kinks... The site was working ok in the morning, but now all that comes up is "We're experiencing some issues with the database. Please try again soon." It has been like this for a while now.

624.9.2006 8:50

As far as I can see there is no pirate bay I click on the downoad tis torrent and get absolutly nothing so whats going on??????

724.9.2006 17:33

My torrents are fine...

824.9.2006 21:22

Everything comes up on my system I click Download & NOTHING!!!!!!!!! it was fine untill recently I use ISO hunt with no problem but if I can sort out this issueI prefare Pirate Bay

924.9.2006 21:59

Their responses to legal threats are a SCREAM! I was laughing so hard I'm sure I disturbed the neighbors! <quote>Instead of simply recommending that you sodomize yourself with a retractable baton, let me recommend a specific model - the ASP 21". The previous lawyers tried to use a cheaper brand, but it broke during the action. </quote>

1025.9.2006 5:53

I found that what I have to do ( which dosn't always work is ask my system to download the file with dap then I use the torrent client to do the rest. Bloody pain though. Anyone with constructive ideas please post...........

Thanks Bograt

1125.9.2006 15:16

i download the torrent file to the desktop then open it w utorrent.

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