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  • P2P-based alternative to DNS hopes to challenge ICANN

    A group led by former Pirate Bay spokesman Peter Sunde is forming to develop a peer-to-peer-based alternative to today's ICANN-controlled DNS system, according to a blog posted on Tuesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs01 Dec. 10 01:46
  • Court orders LimeWire to cease file-sharing business

    In a major victory for the music industry, a New York federal judge has ordered embattled P2P software maker LimeWire to immediately and permanently stop distributing and supporting its file-sharing software.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan27 Oct. 10 10:15
  • US lawmakers target The Pirate Bay, other sites

    The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus, a group of U.S. lawmakers concerned with copyright infringement, has listed The Pirate Bay and five other Web sites as "notorious" file-sharing sites.

    Written by Grant Gross20 May 10 05:12
  • Pirate Bay appeals postponed until next year

    The appeals of those convicted in April in the high-profile Pirate Bay copyright violations trial won't be heard until next year, the court said on Monday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs20 Oct. 09 07:05