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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
  • Prospective buyer of The Pirate Bay finds new exchange

    The stock of prospective Global Gaming Factory X (GGF) will from Wednesday be traded on Mangoldlistan, a Swedish exchange run by a securities brokerage company. But GGF's new home, on an exchange that lists only seven companies, hasn't answered any of the questions about its proposed acquisition of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs17 Sept. 09 05:03
  • Soon to sink, Pirate Bay's torrents come ashore

    The old news kiosk in the center of Weimar, Germany, doesn't sell newspapers any more, but you can find pointers to plenty of other media there.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk16 Sept. 09 06:27
  • ISP appeals verdict that temporarily closed Pirate Bay

    Swedish ISP Black Internet has decided to appeal in the Stockholm district court the verdict that led to it closing file-sharing site The Pirate Bay's data connection.

    Written by Linus Larsson15 Sept. 09 06:19