News tagged with pirates

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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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 ...

Apr 29, 2012
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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.

Feb 06, 2012
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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.

Jun 30, 2011
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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.

Oct 15, 2010
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Norway court snubs call to block The Pirate Bay

A court in Norway on Friday rejected calls from the entertainment industry to force communications giant Telenor to block its customers from accessing popular file sharing website The Pirate Bay.

Nov 06, 2009
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