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The Pirate Bay hijacks visitors' CPUs to mine cryptocurrency

Torrenting site The Pirate Bay has been caught hosting a cryptocurrency mining script that hijacked visitors' CPUs to generate coins. The site's operators said it's an attempt to move away from displaying ads. The experimental script has proved divisive.

Screenshot shows Kanye West browsing Pirate Bay torrent site

A screenshot taken by Kanye West shows the artist browsing the illegal download site The Pirate Bay for music-editing software.

Swedish court: ISPs cannot block file-sharing site Pirate Bay

Stockholm - On Friday, a court in Sweden ruled Internet Service Providers cannot be forced to block the Pirate Bay, a file-sharing website.

The Pirate Bay's new logo warns the authorities to stay clear

Notorious torrent site The Pirate Bay has a new logo which seems to directly poke fun at the Swedish authorities who cancelled its main domain name yesterday. It has now relaunched on a series of new domains after its iconic ".se" was forced offline.

The Pirate Bay to split in two after falling out between staff

There's mutiny brewing at The Pirate Bay. The notorious piracy site was shut down by police after a raid in Sweden in December 2014, and all signs now point to a relaunch next month.

Police raid Pirate Bay closing down Internet piracy site

Stockholm - Pirate Bay was allegedly the most popular place to download copyrighted material but it was taken off line last week after a police raid.

Pirate Bay's co-founder sent to prison for hacking

Copenhagen - A Danish court sentenced co-founder of Pirate Bay website, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, to a lengthy, 42 months in jail for hacking.

Law professional Michael Sterner weighs in on lawsuits Commissioned

Last month in Argentina, Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas (CAPIF), the county’s music authority, issued a court order demanding 11 ISPs ban access to The Pirate Bay.

Indictment in The Pirate Bay co-founder case made public

Copenhagen - Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, hacker and co-founder of The Pirate Bay, has been behind bars in Denmark since November last year. Up until now, his court appearances have been behind closed doors, but a freedom of information request has changed things.

Daily Relief: Tuesday 1 April

A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a new energy drink, a new product from popular website 'The Pirate Bay', and an amazing new job offer from Google.

The Pirate Bay to continue offering 3D-printed gun blueprints

The US Statement Department asked the designer of the Liberator 3D-printed firearm to take down the blueprints from the Internet. However, popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay is, well, sticking to its guns by keeping the torrent available.

Freedom Bay: The Pirate Bay moves to the USA

Critics were opposed to The Pirate Bay operating from North Korea, especially with current nuclear threats, so now the popular file-sharing site have announced yet another move.

The Pirate Bay hit by DDoS attack on Wednesday, problems continue

The Pirate Bay, which is the most popular file-sharing website on the Internet, was shut down for part of the day on Wednesday. The site shut down in response to a DDoS attack. (Updated).

Google takes sides in fight against piracy

In a new move for the tech company, Google moves to demote the search rank of websites which repeatedly engage in piracy.

UK High Court tells ISPs to ban The Pirate Bay

The popular Swedish based file-sharing website, The Pirate Bay is to be blocked by internet service providers in the United Kingdom

The Pirate Bay executives receive shortened jail terms

Stockholm - The prison terms of the two founders and a financier of controversial torrenting website The Pirate Bay were officially shortened on Friday in a Swedish appeals court.

The Pirate Bay acquired by Swedish software firm for $7.7 million

A Swedish Software Firm called Global Gaming Factory X has announced it has purchased the online file sharing site 'The Pirate Bay' for $7.7 million (60 million Swedish crowns).

Pirate Bay owners will not get retrial

The four men who created the Pirate Bay website will not be getting a retrial. A Swedish court today made the decision to reject the request.

The Pirate Bay launches VPN

The owners of world's largest file-sharing community have launched a new VPN service, which aims to protect the identity of file-sharers around the world.

Judge in Pirate Bay case member of copyright group, retrial demanded

Last week four men from were convicted for helping others commit copyright infringement violates in Stockholm. It now has been revealed that the judge on the case is a member of two Swedish copyright groups.

Op-Ed: Is Pirate Bay a big success or suicide for copyright law?

A Swedish court today defined file sharing and copyright law in a way which will affect the world. Pirate Bay’s founders were found guilty on charges of “assisting making available copyrighted material".

Pirate Bay defendents sentenced to jail time and fines

Torrent Freak is reporting that Pirate Bay has lost its court case in Sweden. Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm and Carl Lundström were all found guilty.

Op-Ed: Swedish anti-piracy agency has crippled The Pirate Bay

The Stockholm police has seized a computer server containing what they believe to be the largest quantity of pirated material ever discovered in Sweden.

Op-Ed: Will Pirate Bay Be Slaughtered In Court?

Pirate Bay is one of the biggest bit torrent sites online. Four men from the site are about to step into a Stockholm courthouse charged with being accessories to breaking copyright law and may face fines or up to two years in prison if found guilty.

Windows 7 Beta 1 Set To Go to Beta Testers This Month

Windows 7 beta 1 is about to be hi retailer shelves within a year. It's already popping up as an ISO file on bit torrent sites.

Pirate Pay: Record Companies Can Go Screw Themselves' In Multi-Million Dollar Demand

The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry is demanding that The Pirate Bay pay them $2.5 Million for injury to the record companies, the artists and the copyright holders that are sustained via their popular P2P file sharing network.

Pirate Bay Founders Host Pedophilia Site, Calling it Free Speech

Pirate Bay founders host and co-own a pedophilia site and cite free speech to host it.

The Pirate Bay sees buried treasure in streaming video

Sweden-based, The Pirate Bay team, confirmed in their blog on Friday that they are most definitely building a streaming video site. While the details remain sketchy for this latest project, is essentially in the process of making a YouTube competitor.

You Might Want To Close Your Pirate Bay Account

Prosecutor Hakan Roswall plans to press charges against those connected with this popular torrent site.

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