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Anti-Piracy Group Rips Off Pirate Bay Website, Faces Lawsuit

A Finnish anti-piracy group has copied the design of The Pirate Bay website for their latest anti-piracy campaign. The Pirate Bay is outraged by this move and says it will sue the group for breaking their site policy, which clearly states that organizations are not permitted to steal the site…

Finland Writes History With Crowdsourced Copyright Law

Finland is the first country in the world in which Parliament will vote on a "fairer" copyright law that has been crowdsourced by the public. The proposal, which obtained the required 50,000 Finnish votes just a day before the deadline, seeks to decriminalize file-sharing and legalize the copying of items…

Finnish Court Censors Website That Criticizes Censorship

A website with the aim of addressing flaws in Finland's secretive child porn filter has ending up on the same list. The Finnish Supreme Court has ruled that censoring the website is justified as it lists domain names of sites that are currently blocked. While the site itself doesn't host…

Band Shows Fans How To Unblock The Pirate Bay

Finnish band Älymystö are furious at local anti-piracy groups after their action forced The Pirate Bay to become blocked by several of the country's largest Internet providers. The band, which has been around for more than a decade, views BitTorrent sites as a valuable form of promotion. To counter the…

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