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The Pirate Bay annoys its users - JavaScript takes all the CPU, mines cryptocoins
The Pirate Bay annoys its users - JavaScript takes all the CPU, mines cryptocoins
Infamous The Pirate Bay has been struggling with its revenue, as the advertisers and ad networks have largerly disappeared from the site due ...... 17 Sep 2017 - 4 comments
The Pirate Bay founder releases a new anonymous domain service
The Pirate Bay founder releases a new anonymous domain service
The Pirate Bay was founded in 2003 by three Swedes. Later on the trio became famous – or infamous – for their arrests, prison sentences, ...... 21 Apr 2017 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay will let you stream torrents through your browser thanks to Torrents Time
Pirate Bay will let you stream torrents through your browser thanks to Torrents Time
The Pirate Bay has integrated the new Torrents Time plugin, allowing users to stream torrents directly from their browser. If you have Windows ...... 09 Feb 2016 - 1 comment
The Pirate Bay is currently down
The Pirate Bay is currently down
The best-known torrent site in the world, The Pirate Bay, appears to be offline, globally, right now. According to online forums, such as ...... 17 Oct 2015 - 1 comment
Pirate Bay founder freed from jail in Sweden
Pirate Bay founder freed from jail in Sweden
Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm has finished serving his time in Danish and Swedish jails following his convictions for hacking and copyright crimes. ...... 29 Sep 2015
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
The Pirate Bay is fully back as registrations reopen
The Pirate Bay is fully back as registrations reopen
Months after the site was raided and taken down, The Pirate Bay is finally completely back as new registrations have reopened for the public. ...... 19 Apr 2015 - 6 comments
The Pirate Bay brings back moderators to cleanup thousands of fake torrents and spam comments
The Pirate Bay brings back moderators to cleanup thousands of fake torrents and spam comments
Earlier this month, The Pirate Bay relaunched after nearly two months of downtime but with one group notably missing: moderators. Now that ...... 23 Feb 2015 - 8 comments
The Pirate Bay is back following two month downtime, with errors
The Pirate Bay is back following two month downtime, with errors
The Pirate Bay has figuratively risen from the ashes today, after nearly two months of downtime following a police raid by Swedish authorities ...... 01 Feb 2015 - 22 comments
Is The Pirate Bay coming back as soon as next month?
Is The Pirate Bay coming back as soon as next month?
Infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay could be finally on the verge of a comeback, three weeks after a raid potentially took the site down for good. ...... 01 Jan 2015 - 6 comments
The Pirate Bay taken down following raid
The Pirate Bay taken down following raid
Infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay has been taken down today following a raid by Swedish police in which servers, computers and other equipment ...... 09 Dec 2014 - 5 comments
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in prison for hacking conviction
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to 42 months in prison for hacking conviction
Gottfrid Warg, co-founder of infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay, has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for his part in "Denmark's largest ...... 01 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
The Pirate Bay now has a true mobile site
The Pirate Bay now has a true mobile site
After ten years of existence, The Pirate Bay finally has a real mobile site that makes the torrent tracker easier to access from your smartphones ...... 26 Jul 2014
Group now trying to block The Pirate Bay in Norway
Group now trying to block The Pirate Bay in Norway
Norway's new Rights Alliance anti-piracy group has announced plans to get infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay blocked in the nation. ...... 12 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
The Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde arrested in Sweden
The Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde arrested in Sweden
According to Swedish source Expressen, Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde has been arrested in Sweden, following a police raid at a farm in the ...... 31 May 2014 - 11 comments
The Pirate Bay reaches 10 million torrent milestone
The Pirate Bay reaches 10 million torrent milestone
Earlier this week, The Pirate Bay reached a new milestone when its 10 millionth torrent was uploaded to the tracker. Comically, the site ...... 23 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Report: The Pirate Bay almost hosted its servers in North Korean embassy
Report: The Pirate Bay almost hosted its servers in North Korean embassy
Although the infamous torrent tracker has joked about moving its servers to North Korea, it appears that the site really did come close to doing ...... 13 Feb 2014
The Pirate Bay moves domains again, this time to Guyana
The Pirate Bay moves domains again, this time to Guyana
The infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay has moved domains again, just days after relocating to Peru. Peru suspended the domain name with ...... 19 Dec 2013 - 6 comments
Belgian ISPs now blocking more torrent sites than just The Pirate Bay
Belgian ISPs now blocking more torrent sites than just The Pirate Bay
In 2011, Belgium began blocking the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay, following a court ruling. This week, the country's ISP have ...... 01 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
The Pirate Bay celebrates 10th anniversary
The Pirate Bay celebrates 10th anniversary
The Pirate Bay, despite the best efforts of Hollywood and other content owners to shut it down, has made it to their 10th anniversary. Sponsored ...... 10 Aug 2013 - 4 comments
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to prison for Swedish hacking case
Pirate Bay co-founder sentenced to prison for Swedish hacking case
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, co-founder of the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay, has been sentenced to prison time for his part in hacking ...... 21 Jun 2013 - 3 comments
Swedish prosecutors want Pirate Bay domains revoked
Swedish prosecutors want Pirate Bay domains revoked
Swedish prosecutors are going after the Pirate Bay again, this time telling a court that the .SE domain names used to access the site should be revoked. ...... 15 May 2013 - 2 comments
Haha: The Pirate Bay moves servers to U.S., now dubbed Freedom Bay
Haha: The Pirate Bay moves servers to U.S., now dubbed "Freedom Bay"
In a creative April Fool's jokes aimed at their biggest detractors, the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay has announced today that it ...... 01 Apr 2013 - 8 comments
The Pirate Bay has departed Sweden, setting sail for Spain and Norway
The Pirate Bay has departed Sweden, setting sail for Spain and Norway
The infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay will be departing Sweden en route to Norway and Spain. Sweden's Pirate Party advocate group had ...... 27 Feb 2013 - 2 comments
Swedish prosecutor hopes to bring charges against Pirate Bay founder within month
Swedish prosecutor hopes to bring charges against Pirate Bay founder within month
Incarcerated Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svarholm will likely face charges over hacking in the coming month. Svarholm was deported from ...... 30 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
The Pirate Bay was temporarily down for the world today
The Pirate Bay was temporarily down for the world today
Earlier today, pirates were saddened when they tried to reach their haven, The Pirate Bay. For a couple of hours, The Pirate Bay went offline, ...... 07 Jan 2013 - 28 comments
Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia
Pirate Bay founder arrested in Cambodia
Over the weekend, the fugitive co-founder of The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, was arrested in Cambodia. The arrest came on the request ...... 04 Sep 2012 - 16 comments
02 blocks access to The Pirate Bay
02 blocks access to The Pirate Bay
O2 is the latest ISP to block access to The Pirate Bay. The move follows last month's UK High Court Order, and O2 is just the latest of the ...... 08 Jun 2012 - 9 comments
Pirate Bay founder requests clemency in eleventh hour
Pirate Bay founder requests clemency in eleventh hour
After being convicted in 2009 and losing appeals, the time has finally come for the founders of the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay ...... 11 May 2012 - 2 comments
Torrent sites, Vimeo blocked in India
Torrent sites, Vimeo blocked in India
Although the government has not confirmed the move, news out of India is that there has been a massive blocking of torrent and other video-sharing sites. ...... 07 May 2012 - 9 comments
The Pirate Bay sees increase in traffic after UK ban
The Pirate Bay sees increase in traffic after UK ban
Last week, the High Court ruled that all UK ISPs must block The Pirate Bay. Sky, Everything Everywhere, TalkTalk, O2 and Virgin Media must ...... 05 May 2012 - 3 comments
The Pirate Bay stops distributing .torrent files
The Pirate Bay stops distributing .torrent files
The Pirate Bay has ceased distributing torrent files, a necessary move, they say, to "step forward in technology." Instead of torrent files, ...... 29 Feb 2012 - 30 comments
Finnish ISP forced to block The Pirate Bay
Finnish ISP forced to block The Pirate Bay
The district court of Helsinki has ordered one of the Finland's largest internet service providers to seize access to the popular filesharing ...... 09 Jan 2012 - 7 comments
The Pirate Bay opens 3D section
The Pirate Bay opens 3D section
The Pirate Bay has launched a new section in their torrent tracker, one for 3D. Since its launch, the site has had standard categories like ...... 07 Sep 2011 - 3 comments
Finnish record labels seek Pirate Bay block
Finnish record labels seek Pirate Bay block
A group of Finnish record labels are attempting to get the Pirate Bay BitTorrent website blocked in the country. The group has filed a petition ...... 26 May 2011 - 6 comments
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