News tagged with pirates

When it comes to music, Sweden goes up stream

Despite being home to a vibrant community of file-sharing activists, Sweden is at the forefront of a global recovery in music sales driven by streaming music services such as Spotify, industry observers say.

Mar 10, 2013
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Pirate Bay sails to North Korea?

After Google chairman Eric Schmidt and former NBA star Dennis Rodman, the notorious file-sharing site The Pirate Bay is claiming to be the latest unexpected visitor to Stalinist North Korea.

Mar 05, 2013
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Antigua gets OK to become copyright haven (Update)

Americans call it piracy. Antiguans call it justice. The islands of Antigua and Barbuda are threatening to strip intellectual property protections from American goods as part of a long-running trade dispute over the U.S. ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Swedish music sales 'boosted by Spotify'

Music sales in Sweden rose last year thanks to the growing popularity of music streaming service Spotify, the country's music industry body said, offering hope to a sector battered by file-sharing.

Jan 18, 2013
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Hackers strike against Swedish websites

(AP)—Hackers have struck at least two Swedish government-affiliated websites, shutting down one of them in a denial-of-service attack and leaving links to profane messages on the other.

Oct 03, 2012
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Pirate Bay founder accused of new crime in Sweden

(AP)—A Swedish man deported from Cambodia to serve a prison sentence for his involvement with file-sharing site The Pirate Bay faces new suspicions of hacking against the Swedish tax authority.

Sep 11, 2012
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Pirate Bay founder accused of new crime in Sweden

(AP)—A Swedish man repatriated by Cambodia to serve a prison sentence for his involvement with file-sharing site The Pirate Bay was arrested in a new hacking investigation as he returned home Tuesday.

Sep 10, 2012
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