Forced negotiations and industry codes won't stop illegal downloads
Attorney-General George Brandis and Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced yesterday that they expect internet service providers (ISPs) to work with copyright owners to help police infringement. ...
Pirate Bay offline after raid on Swedish server
Swedish police have seized the computer servers hosting file-sharing site The Pirate Bay, taking the notorious website offline, the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Wednesday.
Sweden targets Pirate Bay again after complaint
Swedish police have raided a server room in Stockholm in an action targeting the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.
France orders Internet providers to block Pirate Bay
A French court has ordered the country's main Internet service providers to block notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, according to a ruling published Friday on digital news website Numerama.
Blueprints for 3D handgun take refuge in Pirate Bay (Update)
Virtual blueprints for the world's first 3D printable handgun found a safe harbor Friday at file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, dodging a US government attempt to pull them off the Internet.
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.
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. ...
Dutch court lifts 'ineffective' Pirate Bay ban (Update 2)
A Dutch court on Tuesday lifted a ban on notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay that had forced two major Internet service providers to block access, calling the measure "ineffective".
Pirate party makes a raid on German politics
(AP) -- Pirates are capturing Germany's political system. The party with the outlaw name started as a marginal club of computer nerds and hackers demanding online freedom, but its appeal as an antiestablishment ...
After Megaupload closure, BTJunkie shuts down
BTJunkie, a popular file-sharing indexing site, said Monday it was voluntarily shutting down, less than three weeks after the US closure of Megaupload in a crackdown on piracy of music, films and other materials.
Research finds pirate perch probably use chemical camouflage to fool prey
(Phys.org) —It's a nocturnal aquatic predator that will eat anything that fits in its large mouth. Dark and sleek, it hides beneath the water waiting for prey. A Texas Tech University researcher says the ...
Home of suspected LulzSec member raided: WSJ
US Federal Bureau of Investigation agents carried out a raid on the home of an Ohio man suspected of being a member of the Lulz Security hacker group, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Hacker group claims hit on US defense contractor
Hacker group Anonymous released a trove of military email addresses and passwords it claimed to have plundered from the network of US defense consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Pirate Bay co-founder guilty in Danish hacking case
The Swedish co-founder of file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was found guilty on Thursday in the largest hacking case in Denmark's history.