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Pirate Bay buyer facing bankruptcy

Pirate Bay buyer facing bankruptcy

By 18 September 2009

It's being reported that Global Gaming Factory X has been served with bankruptcy proceedings by its former director and board member Johan Sellstrom, who claims that he's owed 1.3 million Swedish kronor - a debt which should have been paid in July. "This... >>

Pirate Bay buyer removed from Swedish stock exchange

Pirate Bay buyer removed from Swedish stock exchange

By 10 September 2009

Brief recap for those who haven't been following this story. Earlier in the year, it was announced that Swedish software company Global Gaming Factory X would be buying the notorious Pirate Bay bittorrent tracker and attempting to turn it legitimate.... >>

Pirate Bay deal gets shareholder approval

Pirate Bay deal gets shareholder approval

By 28 August 2009

Against all the odds, the takeover of the Pirate Bay has been given approval by the shareholders of Global Gaming Factory X. The news comes following reports of executives walking out, allegations of insider trading and the site itself going down following... >>

Pirate Bay is back online

Pirate Bay is back online

By 25 August 2009

The Pirate Bay, having seen its connection terminated by a Swedish court yesterday, is already back online and running normally. As previously reported, Stockholm's district court instructed Black Internet to take the site off the web under threat of... >>

Pirate Bay taken offline by its ISP

Pirate Bay taken offline by its ISP

By 24 August 2009

Hope you got all those episodes of Lost downloaded in time - the Pirate Bay has been taken offline by its ISP - Black Internet. The ISP was ordered by a court to take the site down or face a penalty of 500,000 Swedish kronor - about £43,000. Stockholm's... >>

Pirate Bay sale back on the rocks

Pirate Bay sale back on the rocks

By 21 August 2009

Despite a confident statement to the contrary earlier in the week, it looks like the sale of notorious Bittorrent tracker The Pirate Bay to Global Gaming Factory X might be in serious trouble. All trading in the company's shares have been suspended by... >>

Pirate Bay sale still looking steady

Pirate Bay sale still looking steady

By 20 August 2009

Global Gaming Factory X, the company set to take over the Pirate Bay, has defied its critics and published the full proposal that it's due to give to its shareholders on 27 August. It's also planning to pay for the purchase fully in cash, rather than... >>

Pirate Bay archive released as torrent

Pirate Bay archive released as torrent

By 17 August 2009

The Pirate Bay is due to be handed over to its new owners in a matter of days, assuming nothing derails the deal before then. In preparation for the move, an anonymous uploader has released a full copy of the site, complete with 873,671 torrents. The... >>

Peter Sunde resigns from Pirate Bay

Peter Sunde resigns from Pirate Bay

By 3 August 2009

Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay founder and site spokesperson has quit his post in advance of the site's sale to Swedish company "Global Gaming Factory X". He posted on his personal blog, Copy me happy, "I have decided to not be the spokes person for The Pirate... >>

Pirate Bay sale heading for choppy waters?

Pirate Bay sale heading for choppy waters?

By 29 July 2009

The closing of the multi-million-dollar Pirate Bay buyout is due within a week, but there are signs that the deal may be on the rocks following the walkout of Wayne Rosso - the man responsible for making it happen. Rosso joined Global Gaming Factory X... >>


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