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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
The Pirate Bay annoys its users by using a JsvsScript to mine cryptocurrency, using users' computers. 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. 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. 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 weeks of downtime following a police raid by Swdish authorities back in December. 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 was seized. 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 ever hacking case. 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, The Pirate Bay finally has a real mobile site that makes the torrent tracker easier to access from your smartphones and tablets. 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 city of Skåne Tonganoxie. 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. 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 back in its early years. 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. 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
This week, the country's ISP have added new torrent sites to their blockade, including many of the largest in the world such as Kat.ph, ExtraTorrent, BitSnoop and H33T. Anyone visiting the sites will be greeted by a STOP sign and a small message e 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, have made it to their 10th anniversary. 10 Aug 2013 - 4 comments
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