Who are the music pirates and what do they want?
Music piracy is a huge problem, if the music industry is to believed. But so far, very little has been done to stop it. We are, however, starting to get an idea of what motivates people to do it. If record ...
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 arrested in Cambodia
A co-founder of top Swedish filesharing site The Pirate Bay, who is on an international wanted list, has been arrested in the Cambodian capital at Stockholm's request, police said Sunday.
Swedish Pirate Bay appeals trial wraps up
Defence lawyers wrapped up an appeals trial Friday of three founders and a financier of Swedish filesharing site The Pirate Bay, demanding that their clients' earlier guilty verdicts be overturned.
Pirate Bay co-founder detained in Sweden
The co-founder of The Pirate Bay filesharing website was on Friday detained in Sweden, days after his deportation from Cambodia, officials said.
Swedish pirates have wind in their sails for EU vote
A Swedish party which wants an Internet filesharing free-for-all, the Pirate Party, could become one of the surprise new entrants to the European parliament this week.