US Pirate Party Study Shatters MPAA Claims

While the Pirate Party might be well known in Sweden, and heard of elsewhere around Europe, it's not really taken off in the country that prides itself as being 'the land of the free'. Unperturbed, the US Pirate Party has soldiered on and with the preliminary release of data from…

Download Torrents Remotely with Mininova Bookmarks

Mininova has just launched their new bookmarking feature for registered users. One of the benefits of your mininova bookmarks page is that generates a personalized RSS feed which allows you to automatically add bookmarked torrents to your BitTorrent client.

Pirate Bay Cop Not to be Investigated

The Pirate Bay, often attacked by the Swedish establishment, but never beaten. However, their faith in the judicial system has plummeted after prosecutors have stated that Jim Keyzer, a police official investigating the Pirate Bay, has done no wrong by working for Warner at the same time.

Swedes Massively Protest Wiretap Law

In June the Swedish parliament passed a controversial surveillance law that gives authorities a mandate to read all email and listen in on all phone calls without warrant or court order. In response to the law, The Pirate Party organized rallies, bloggers and journalists turned into activists, and even Google…

Canadian MP: Three Strikes Law is Idiotic

When It comes to politicians taking a stand against 'anti-piracy bills', such as the three-strikes legislation that's being backdoored in Europe at the moment, the mind generally goes Swedish, to Rick Falkvinge for example. The mind doesn't tend to think of North American politicians, but there is an exception, in…