Friday, October 5, 2012

Pirate Bay

  • Pirate Bay accused of collecting users' IP addresses

    Summary: The Pirate Bay, used by millions worldwide to file-share copyrighted content and free-for-all works alike, is accused of collecting IP addresses of its registered users.

  • Anonymous Targets Swedish Sites Over Pirate Bay, Assange

    Individuals associated with the Anonymous hacker collective have launched an attack on various Swedish government and banking websites in the name of The Pirate Bay and Wikileaks editor Julian Assange. In a video (below) posted to YouTube yesterday, ...

  • Pirate Bay outage: Torrent website's temporary outage may mean more than you ...

    NEW YORK -- Popular torrent hub The Pirate Bay suffered an extended outage on Monday and Tuesday, coinciding with a government raid on its former Web hosting service.

  • Pirate Bay people still not jailed

    Ars Technica has done a "where are they now" piece trying to track the four. Now all four are suppsed to have prison sentences to between four and ten months each and paid a $6.8 million fine.

  • Are Republicans Running Anti-Obama Ads on Pirate Bay?

    If you were apart of a right wing advocacy group and had to pick a handful of websites on which to run ads against President Obama, we're certain you wouldn't pick one that was blocked in some countries as a result of an over-reaching anti-piracy bill ...

  • Republicans Run Pirate Bay Skyscraper Ad Campaign

    With millions of users every day The Pirate Bay is an ideal site to reach tech savvy people all around the world. The power of this online platform is used by many advertisers to target customers, and not just those looking for a Russian bride either ...

  • Evasive action: How The Pirate Bay four dodged Swedish justice—for a while

    On April 17, 2009, the four Swedish men behind file-sharing hub The Pirate Bay (TPB)—Fredrik "tiamo" Neij, Peter "brokep" Sunde, Gottfrid "anakata" Svartholm Warg, and their original financial backer Carl Lundström—were found guilty of aiding ...

  • Unique Pirate Bay Case Sees Prosecution for Beyonce Pre-Release

    But this week sees a change and what could become a turning point, with the prosecution of a music industry worker who leaked an unreleased Beyonce album onto The Pirate Bay. On Monday a man was sued for copyright infringement. He is suspected of ...

  • Canada's stimulus plan advertised on The Pirate Bay

    It's not clear how the banners, bearing the tagline "Find out what's in it for you," wound up on The Pirate Bay alongside low-rent ads for gambling businesses, dating sites, "Find a Chinese bride" services, and the like. The Citizen contacted the ...

  • Former Pirate Bay hoster raided, and shut down by DDoS attack

    IDG News Service - Former Pirate Bay host went down in the middle of a police raid on Monday, affecting hundreds of hosted sites and thousands of users of PRQ's other services.

  • Did The Pirate Bay Really Go Down Because of a Power Failure?

    Update: The Pirate Bay is back online once again. It doesn't surprise us that the same torrent site that has considered moving their servers into airbone drones is extremely resilient.

  • Pirate Bay Up and Running After 2 Days Offline

    Swedish torrent site The Pirate Bay returned online on Wednesday after nearly two full days of being down. The outage, the longest in its nine-year history, coincided with a Swedish police raid at the website's former hosting company PRQ.

  • Pirate Bay founder's detained for tax hack investigation

    Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg will remain in detention for at least two more weeks while Swedish prosecutors investigate his alleged involvement in the hacking of IT company Logica, a Swedish court ruled Friday.

  • The Pirate Bay: Man Prosecuted For Releasing Beyonce Album '4' Early on File ...

    The man who released Beyonce's new album on The Pirate Bay apparently worked in the music industry. He released it on June 8th, when the artist was planning the release for June 24th.

  • Pirate Bay site sinks, Swedish police raid its ISP

    Rumors are flying after the Pirate Bay's website took a dive on Monday just as news broke of a raid by Swedish police on its hosting company PRQ - but the group says the two facts are not related.

  • Canadian Government 'Sponsored' The Pirate Bay

    Like many other websites on the Internet The Pirate Bay makes its money from ads. Due to its reputation the torrent site generally has to settle for lower grade banners, but the Canadian Government recently broke this trend.

  • Pirate Bay Outage Similar To Demonoid; Anonymous Retaliates [VIDEO]

    Following the takedown of Pirate Bay, and other BitTorrent download sites, the cyber-terrorist or hacktivist group Anonymous issued Operation Pirate Bay (Video Below). Claiming that this is "a crime against freedom of information," Anonymous member ...

  • Pirate Bay cofounder to be deported to Sweden, police say

    Svartholm Warg was arrested in Cambodia in late August at the request of the Swedish legal authorities who want him to serve his one-year prison sentence for his role in creating the Pirate Bay, a site that can be used to track and share torrent files ...

  • The Pirate Bay Did Not Get Shut Down

    The Pirate Bay went down for quite some time today. Whenever the site goes down for more than five minutes, people begin to fear the worst.

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