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Finnish court: Pirate Bay founders must pay over 400'000 euros to copyright owners
Finnish court: Pirate Bay founders must pay over 400'000 euros to copyright owners
In Finland, the Helsinki district court has ruled that two of the three founders of The Pirate Bay must pay over 400'000 euros to music industry ...... 25 Aug 2017 - 1 comment
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
Torrent site proxy case dismissed by court
A case against a man who was accused of multiple offences for aiding users to bypass government / ISP blockades and censorship has been thrown out. ...... 08 Mar 2017
Blocking Pirate Bay is a 'dangerous' path toward 'censorship', ISPs warn court
Blocking Pirate Bay is a 'dangerous' path toward 'censorship', ISPs warn court
Internet Service Providers are arguing in court against the mandated blocking of the Pirate Bay and similar websites, warning about the dangers ...... 12 Dec 2016 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay ban verdict to be appealed by copyright holders
Pirate Bay ban verdict to be appealed by copyright holders
A recent and significant win in court for the Pirate Bay will face an appeal as media companies stay determined to have the torrent site blocked ...... 02 Dec 2015 - 3 comments
UK resident arrested for Pirate Bay torrents
UK resident arrested for Pirate Bay torrents
British police arrested a man on Thursday morning for allegedly uploading torrents to popular sites to help distribute music files. The 38-year ...... 04 Sep 2015 - 8 comments
Pirate Bay founders acquitted of copyright charges in Belgium
Pirate Bay founders acquitted of copyright charges in Belgium
The founders of infamous torrent tracker Pirate Bay have been acquitted in a Belgian court of criminal copyright infringement and abusing electronic ...... 11 Jul 2015 - 6 comments
Problem opening The Pirate Bay? There's likely an easy solution
Problem opening The Pirate Bay? There's likely an easy solution
Typing in www.thepiratebay.la and you are faced with a failed DNS lookup? Remove the www prefix and you are good to go. Considering the nature ...... 20 Jun 2015 - 2 comments
Pirate Bay co-founder to appeal Swedish domain seizure
Pirate Bay co-founder to appeal Swedish domain seizure
An original founder of the Pirate Bay will challenge the seizure of the piratebay.se and thepiratebay.se domain names, it has been confirmed. ...... 25 May 2015 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay loses another domain name
Pirate Bay loses another domain name
The Pirate Bay has lost another domain name just days after a Swedish court ordered the seizure of piratebay.se and the piratebay.se. In ...... 24 May 2015
Pirate Bay domain seizure ordered by Swedish court
Pirate Bay domain seizure ordered by Swedish court
Notorious Pirate ship sets sail for new shores after a Swedish court ordered the seizure of both thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se domain names. ...... 19 May 2015 - 8 comments
Google search finds a new top result for Pirate Bay
Google search finds a new top result for Pirate Bay
The future of The Pirate Bay is anything but certain. After last month's raid the website – or atleast it's functionality – has been down. Now ...... 11 Jan 2015 - 1 comment
NO! ISP refuses to block Pirate Bay
NO! ISP refuses to block Pirate Bay
An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is refusing to block access to the Pirate Bay website as several large media firms have dragged it to court. ...... 17 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay suspect released from custody
Pirate Bay suspect released from custody
After being in custody for almost a week, a man allegedly linked to the Pirate Bay website was released from custody in Sweden yesterday. ...... 16 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay search and data resurrected by IsoHunt
Pirate Bay search and data resurrected by IsoHunt
The IsoHunt team has put the old Pirate Bay search and data back online in a working site for users while the original site remains down. ...... 13 Dec 2014 - 5 comments
Beware claims of new Pirate Bay domains
Beware claims of new Pirate Bay domains
The Pirate Bay has been down since Tuesday following a police raid in Stockholm, but since then there have been many reports of it resurrecting elsewhere. ...... 12 Dec 2014
EZTV, Zoink torrent sites recovering from Pirate Bay raid
EZTV, Zoink torrent sites recovering from Pirate Bay raid
While the Pirate Bay remains offline, other torrent services that went down as an indirect result of the Pirate Bay raid have started to come back online. ...... 11 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
Pirate Bay founder hopes the site is gone forever
Pirate Bay founder hopes the site is gone forever
One of the original founders of the Pirate Bay hopes that yesterday's raid on the service will bring about its permanent end, saying the site lost its soul. ...... 10 Dec 2014 - 2 comments
The Pirate Bay has not moved to Costa Rica, and is not back online
The Pirate Bay has not moved to Costa Rica, and is not back online
Contrary to reports, the Pirate Bay is not back online and operating out of Costa Rica just one day after a Stockholm raid took the torrent giant down. ...... 10 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
EZTV, Zoink and other BitTorrent services down following Pirate Bay raid
EZTV, Zoink and other BitTorrent services down following Pirate Bay raid
The Pirate Bay has been down since Tuesday evening after a reported raid in Stockholm aimed at the notorious BitTorrent website, but it may ...... 10 Dec 2014
Court orders ISPs to block the Pirate Bay and proxy sites
Court orders ISPs to block the Pirate Bay and proxy sites
The ongoing international effort to block Internet users from reaching sites like the Pirate Bay is continuing, and now proxy and mirror sites ...... 05 Dec 2014 - 6 comments
Pirate Bay apps kicked from Google's Play Store
Pirate Bay apps kicked from Google's Play Store
Google has removed several popular apps from its Play Store that allowed Android users to access the Pirate Bay website, even if their ISP was ...... 05 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay's Fredrik Neij facing extradition to Sweden following arrest in Thailand
Pirate Bay's Fredrik Neij facing extradition to Sweden following arrest in Thailand
The last of the original founders of the notorious Pirate Bay BitTorrent site is in custody in Thailand ahead of an expected extradition to Sweden. ...... 05 Nov 2014
Fake Pirate Bay pushes software on unsuspecting visitors
Fake Pirate Bay pushes software on unsuspecting visitors
A fake Pirate Bay website forces users to download a torrent client they don't need, while pushing other third-party software. The site, ...... 06 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
Pirate Bay founder's computer 'compromised' during alleged hacking, claims lawyer
Pirate Bay founder's computer 'compromised' during alleged hacking, claims lawyer
Gottfrid Svartholm, co-founder of the notorious Pirate Bay, is in custody in Denmark awaiting trial for allegedly hacking a Danish IT firm, ...... 06 Jun 2014
Google rejects Pirate Bay removal request
Google rejects Pirate Bay removal request
Google has decided not to remove the Pirate Bay homepage from its search results after the URL was included among thousands in a DMCA notice. ...... 14 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Anti-piracy group copies Pirate Bay for fake website
Anti-piracy group copies Pirate Bay for fake website
Phony Pirate Bay has real copies of pages, style sheets. Finnish anti piracy group, TTVK, has uploaded a fake Finnish language copy of the ...... 13 Feb 2013 - 10 comments
VIDEO: Pirate Bay documentary available online for free
VIDEO: Pirate Bay documentary available online for free
Pirate Bay docu posted online for free. The new documentary, TPB AFK, is premièring at the Berlin International Film Festival. It follows ...... 08 Feb 2013 - 9 comments
Pirate Bay founder sees new charges
Pirate Bay founder sees new charges
Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the founders of infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay, has been in prison in Sweden for over a month, after hiding ...... 12 Nov 2012 - 5 comments
Pirate Bay ban in Finland is upheld by court
Pirate Bay ban in Finland is upheld by court
Finnish ISP failed to have ban struck down. ISP Elisa took on the copyright lobby in Finland, seeking to overturn a ban on the Pirate Bay ...... 30 Oct 2012 - 5 comments
Irish ISP in Pirate Bay block mistake
Irish ISP in Pirate Bay block mistake
UPC accidentally blocks Pirate Bay. The Internet Service Provider (ISP) has refused to block access to piracy websites or implement three ...... 24 Oct 2012
ISPs: Blocking The Pirate Bay is not effective
ISPs: Blocking The Pirate Bay is not effective
60 days into the Netherland's and UK's 'experiment' in forcing ISPs to block The Pirate Bay, one ISP says the tactic is completely ineffective ...... 16 Jul 2012 - 9 comments
Pirate Bay launched with new IP, optimized for proxies
Pirate Bay launched with new IP, optimized for proxies
Pirate Bay responds to blocks. Users in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Italy have been blocked from accessing the Pirate ...... 23 May 2012 - 5 comments
Hacker claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack
Hacker claims responsibility for Pirate Bay attack
A hacker by the name of "Nyre" has claimed responsibility for the recent DDoS attack on The Pirate Bay. The torrent tracker went down temporarily ...... 19 May 2012 - 3 comments
Pirate Bay hit by DDoS attack
Pirate Bay hit by DDoS attack
Notorious BitTorrent website down due to attack. The website confirmed the DDoS attack on its Facebook page but only said that it "had suspicions" ...... 16 May 2012 - 4 comments
Pirate Bay denounces DDoS attacks
Pirate Bay denounces DDoS attacks
Infamous BitTorrent site denounces Virgin Media attack. The Pirate Bay has declared that DDoS attacks against websites are an "ugly" method ...... 11 May 2012 - 3 comments
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