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  • CIO world view

    A roundup of people, news and events from global CIOs.

    Written by CIO Staff21 Feb. 11 09:24
  • Swedish judge confirms Pirate Bay convictions on appeal

    Three men found guilty of being accessories to crimes against copyright law for their part in running The Pirate Bay have lost their appeal, while a fourth man still awaits trial.The three, Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde, and Carl Lundström, were originally each sentenced to a year in prison, but the Svea Court of Appeals reduced their sentences on Friday: Neij must now serve 10 months, Sunde eight months and Lundström four.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs29 Nov. 10 04:06
  • Swedish Pirate Party to host Wikileaks servers

    The Swedish Pirate Party has agreed with Wikileaks to host several new servers and provide the site bandwidth for free, it said on Tuesday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs19 Aug. 10 04:00
Features about Sweden
  • Pirate Party finds France fertile territory

    Sweden's Pirate Party won 7.13 percent of the vote in elections earlier this month. Its campaign for the respect of privacy, the reform of copyright law and the abolition of the patent system earned it a seat in the European Parliament, and it may yet gain another seat there, if planned changes to the number of seats attributed to each country win approval.

    Written by Peter Sayer27 June 09 01:26