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Peter Sunde may do the Gumball Rally with Kim Dotcom

If you had to imagine a super team of individuals that have caused the copyright lobby groups that campaign on behalf of the media industry the most headaches, the Pirate Bay founders and Kim Dotcom would certainly be on that list. While they seem unlikely to ever put on lycra …

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The Pirate Bay’s Facebook page disappears

First the Pirate Bay website itself went down and all its proxies and mirrors with it and now it looks like the torrent site’s official Facebook has been deleted too. It’s not clear at this time whether the admins of the site wilfully pulled it offline or if it was …

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ISOHunt launches Pirate Bay clone site

ISOHunt, one of the bigger torrent sites still floating around today, has gone ahead and launched a fully functioning clone of The Pirate Bay, in an effort to “save the freedom of information on the Internet”. The site won’t be running forever though, if The Pirate Bay should ever return following …

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Pirate Bay co-founder wants it to stay offline

Earlier this week, Sweden’s police force managed to take down The Pirate Bay and it has been offline ever since. As it turns out, TPB co-founder, Peter Sunde, thinks that the site should stay offline because he’s “not a fan of what TPB has become”. Following the raid that took …

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Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde released from jail

Eight years after the Pirate Bay servers were first raided be police, two and a half years since he went on the run and six months since he was arrested, Peter Sunde, the torrent site’s official spokesperson until 2009, has been released from jail. He’s now a free man, making …

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Pirate Bay founder Peter Sunde arrested in Sweden

One of the four big founders of the Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde, was arrested on Saturday in his native Sweden, after hiding from the police for the last two years, following his conviction in 2012 for Pirate Bay related copyright infringement. He now faces an eighth month jail sentence. “We …

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Flattr makes micro-payments simple

Flattr

Flattr is a site that’s designed to allow end users to show a little financial support for the people that make the products and services they love the most. Now it’s even easier, with a new “like” button system that means a small donation is made every time you click …

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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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