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The Pirate Bay Facing Dutch Court Blockade
2012-05-11 11:00:55

Peter Suciu for RedOrbit.com At one point the infamous pirate Edward Teach — better known as Blackbeard — probably believed himself to be the most resilient pirate in the world, but he still ended up dead on the deck on his ship, a fate shared by many in his profession. Labeling one´s self a pirate was never historically the best way to ensure a happy ending, so their story could be a warning to the so-called modern day digital pirates as well. The Swedish website The...

Court Appeal Fails For Pirate Bay Founders
2012-02-02 10:26:29

Three of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay´s founders -- Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Carl Lundstrom -- will not be able to argue their case before the Swedish Supreme Court, meaning their previous jail sentences and fines imposed by a lower court of appeals will remain in effect, reports TorrentFreak. The Supreme Court announced its decision not to grant the appeal in the long-running Pirate Bay criminal trial. Found guilty in April 2009 of criminal copyright infringement...

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2010-11-27 08:00:00

A Swedish appeals court upheld the copyright convictions of three men behind The Pirate Bay, which is a popular file-sharing site that remains in operations. The Svea Appeals Court agreed with a lower court ruling that found Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundstrom guilty of helping users to break Sweden's copyright law. "The appeals court, like the district court, finds that the service Pirate Bay has facilitated illegal file sharing in a way which is punishable for those who carried out...

2009-04-26 10:16:04

The district court judge who presided over the Pirate Bay file-sharing case in Sweden possibly was biased due to copyright affiliations, a lawyer alleges. Defense lawyer Per E. Samuelson, who represented Pirate Bay defendant Carl Lundstrom in the concluded copyright trial, alleges Stockholm District Court Judge Tomas Norstrom had a conflict of interest in the legal case, the Swedish news agency TT said Saturday. Lundstrom, along with three other Pirate Bay defendants, received a one-year...

2009-04-17 10:13:29

Four of the founders of the Swedish Pirate Bay file-sharing Web site have been sentenced to a year in jail for violating copyright laws. Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde were found guilty after a trial, sentenced to jail and ordered to pay $3.6 million in damages, the BBC reported. Warner Bros., Sony Music Entertainment, EMI and Columbia Pictures had been seeking $13 million in damages. John Kennedy, the chairman of the International Federation of the...

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2009-04-17 07:45:00

A court in Stockholm, Sweden found four men guilty of breaching copyright laws in their involvement with one of the world's most popular file sharing Web site. Founders of The Pirate Bay - Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde - were sentenced to one year in prison and must pay just over 30 million Swedish crowns ($3.58 million). "The Stockholm district court has today found guilty the four individuals that were charged with accessory to breaching copyright...

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2009-02-17 07:00:00

Music and film companies are hoping to recoup millions of dollars in lost revenues if they get their way in a copyright test case in Stockholm involving one of the world's biggest free file-sharing websites. Last year, four men linked to The Pirate Bay were charged by a Swedish prosecutor with conspiracy to break copyright law and related offenses. Companies including Warner Bros., MGM, Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox Films, Sony BMG, Universal, and EMI are also asking for damages of more...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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