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Pirate Bay taken offline by its ISP

Pirate Bay taken offline by its ISP

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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... >>

Pirate Bay acquired by Swedish Software Company for £4.7m

Pirate Bay acquired by Swedish Software Company for £4.7m

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In shock news, Swedish software company Global Gaming X has agreed to buy infamous Bittorrent tracker The Pirate Bay in a deal worth 60 million Swedish Kronor - about £4.7 million at current exchange rates. Global Gaming Factory X has also agreed to... >>