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Pirate Bay founder found guilty in hacking trial

Gottfrid Svartholm, the founder of notorious torrent site, The Pirate Bay, has been found guilty of hacking crimes by a Danish Court. Svartholm and an unnamed accomplice were found to have illegally accessed systems operated by IT company, CSC. The TPB founder was originally arrested way back in 2012, so …

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Pirate Bay co-founder indicted for hacking

One of the co-founders of torrent search site The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm was indicted yesterday for hacking charges, which have nothing to do with his already applied one year prison sentence for running TPB. According to the charges (and Wired), Svartholm stands accused of hacking in the Nordea Bank …

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Pirate Bay founder Svartholm detained without charges

Gottfrid Svartholm

One of the four founding members of torrent search site The Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm, is currently detained in a Swedish prison after his deportation from Cambodia, but while he is being held on suspicion of hacking he hasn’t been officially charged – highlighting Sweden’s controversial imprisonment laws. On top of not being charged with …

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Cambodian authorities to deport Pirate Bay founder

Gottfried Svartholm

Gottfrid Svartholm, one of the founders of The Pirate Bay, who was arrested last week in Cambodia, is now set to be deported back to Sweden where he faces jail time for his involvement in the torrent search website. The Phnom Penh Post broke the news, after speaking with the …

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Sweden’s Supreme Court find three people guilty of piracy

The Swedish Supreme Court has announced that it won’t grant leave to an appeal against Pirate Bay staff members. Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm and Carl Lundström will all face jail sentences and fines. In November 2010, the Swedish Court Of Appeal found three people behind the Pirates Bay …

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