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The 35-year old co-founder of The Pirate Bay, who has been facing an eight-month prison sentence for his involvement in the file-sharing website, was arrested by Swedish police after a raid was conducted on a farm in the country's southern region in the county of Skane.
A Swedish appeals court has reduced Pirate Bay founder Svartholm Warg's sentence to just one year because it could not be proven he was the one who hacked into a bank’s main computer.
The Pirate Bay celebrated its 10th anniversary over the weekend with the announcement they would be releasing a free Web browser that would allow individuals living in countries that currently block the file-sharing service to access their homepage.
Pirate Bay cofounder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was sentenced to two years in jail earlier today under charges of hacking and illegally transferring money.
Google is abandoning ship when it comes to The Pirate Bay's domain names, blacklisting and censoring the file sharing site from the popular search engine.
The Swedish founder of Pirate Bay has been deported from Cambodia back to his home country, where he is wanted for more than just copyright violations.
One of illegal file-sharing website Pirate Bay’s cofounders has been detained in Cambodia, as local authorities consider a request from Sweden to have him extradited.
The Swedish website The Pirate Bay has long billed itself as “The world’s most resilient Bit Torrent site” – and more recently suggested it was “The galaxy’s most resilient Bit Torrent site,” but it has come under increased pressure from copyright holders in recent weeks.
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.
According to court documents, a key investor of The Pirate Bay file sharing site appealed to the country's highest court on Monday to overturn his four-month prison sentence and fines to the music and movie industry.
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