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Pirate Bay FOunder gets sentence reduced
2013-09-25 13:28:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In June Pirate Bay Founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced to two years in jail after a judge found him guilty of hacking and money laundering charges. Today a Swedish appeals court has reduced this sentence to just one year after it became clear that it could not be proven he was the one who hacked into a bank’s main computer. Though his sentenced has been reduced, Warg's conviction for hacking into the computers at IT firm...

Pirate Bay Founder Gets Years In Prison
2013-06-20 11:45:08

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Pirate Bay cofounder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced to two years in jail earlier today under charges of hacking and illegally transferring money. The 28-year old is currently serving a one-year sentence for copyright infringement, charges he incurred during his time with Pirate Bay. Warg's associate, 37-year old Mathias Gustafsson, was also tried for the same crimes but received only one year of probation. These decisions...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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