Pirate Bay Suitor Wants BPI Director On Its Board

Despite seemingly insurmountable problems experienced with its proposed purchase of The Pirate Bay, Global Gaming Factory continues to surprise. Today it has announced that it will call a meeting for the election of new board members. Those suggested are music industry veterans and include a BPI council member.

File-Sharing Heroine Lilly Allen is a Copyright Hypocrite

The war against file-sharing has found a new figure-head. After she wrote an interesting post on MySpace, singer Lilly Allen's words have been relayed around the world - she has even started a new blog where many artists are supporting her. But what if the new face of anti-piracy was…

Pirate Bay Appeal Judge Faces Ban, Works For Spotify

After The Pirate Bay Four were found guilty earlier this year they appealed, and the date for the new trial was set for November. Now it seems that one of the planned lay judges could be disqualified from participation, since he is an employee of Swedish music outfit Spotify -…

James Blunt: Disconnecting Music Pirates is “Critical”

An increasing number of British musicians are making their opinions known on the issue of illicit file-sharing. Despite Peter Mandelson's proposals which ostensibly support the music industry, musicians are divided. Today it's the turn of James Blunt, who feels the proposed "disconnection" legislation is critical to the industry's survival.

German Youth Would Vote Pirate Party Into Parliament

Next week the German Pirate Party will compete in the elections for the German Parliament, but this week the country's youth already cast their votes. In the youth polls nearly 9% of all votes went to the Pirate Party, a result that the party hopes to match in the upcoming…

Updated: Anti-Piracy Outfit and Lawyers May Operate Illegally

Last month TorrentFreak reported on DigiProtect, the anti-piracy company with the tagline "Turn Piracy Into Profit". A manager from DigiProtect revealed some of the inner workings on how the company operates but according to a lawyer who defends alleged file-sharers, he may have revealed just a little too much.

Arrr, Talk Like A Pirate Day 2009 is Here

Every single day millions of 'pirates' all around the world gather on BitTorrent, but one day in September is extra special. Avast mateys, today is Talk Like a Pirate Day so wear your eye patches and Arrr like you've never Arrred before.