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The Pirate Bay Running The Blockade
2012-07-17 05:45:58

A blockade is only successful if those trying to maintain it can actually provide enough of a screen to thwart attempts to run it.

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

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.

Britain's High Court Orders Block Of File-sharing Site The Pirate Bay
2012-05-01 07:38:20

Britain’s leading Internet service providers must begin blocking the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, the nation’s High Court ruled on Monday.

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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.

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2010-08-18 06:25:00

The Swedish Pirate Party has signed an agreement to host several WikiLeaks servers in a move to protect the Web site from pressure over its release of roughly 76,000 classified documents related to the US war in Afghanistan.

2009-08-26 12:33:39

The Swedish Pirate Bay file-sharing Web site is back online after it was temporarily shut down by its former Internet Service Provider.

2009-04-19 11:03:19

More than 1,000 people turned out across Sweden to protest the convictions of the Web operators of Pirate Bay for illegal file-sharing, activists said. Protest leader Malin Littorin-Ferm of the Pirate Party's Ung Pirat youth league said the Swedish government was trying to control the Internet by convicting the operators of the popular Swedish Web site, the Swedish news agency tt said Sunday. We young people have a whole platform on the Internet, where we have all our social contacts -- it is...

2007-05-21 15:00:20

By Doreen Carvajal Relakks, a tiny Web company based on the southern tip of Sweden, prides itself on its official "pirate" endorsements and its swashbuckling circumvention of online barriers erected by governments and corporations.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.