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Brokep, Pirate Bay File-Sharing Site Co-Founder, Arrested In Sweden
2014-06-02 09:16:58

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Peter Sunde – also known as Brokep – was reportedly arrested in Sweden over the weekend. 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. Sunde had been wanted by Interpol since 2012 after he was sentenced to...

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2009-04-23 16:10:00

Legal experts said Thursday that a Swedish judge who had found four men guilty of promoting copyright infringement by operating the file sharing Web site The Pirate Bay may have been biased. A retrial of the case may now be ordered. "The trial may have to be redone. But in such case the lawyers have to request this immediately," the AFP quoted Leif Silbersky, one of Sweden's most prominent defense lawyers, as saying during an interview with Swedish Radio. Silbersky made his remarks after the...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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