The Pirate Bay Returns With Guns Blazing

After initially being taken offline by Swedish authorities, and after its first escape route failed, The Pirate Bay has returned with all guns blazing. With a modified copy of one of Churchill's most famous speeches, The Pirate Bay team tells the public that they will defend the Internet, with or…

Ex-Pirate Bay ISP Sabotaged, Calls In Police

The ISP that supplied much of The Pirate Bay's bandwidth before cutting them off yesterday, is reporting that it has been sabotaged. Calling in experts and the police, Black Internet says the attack on them is intentional and has caused substantial damage.

Sweet Revenge As Warner Forced To Finance Rapper’s Ph.D

After failing to keep up with royalty payments, Warner Music has been forced to honor a clause in a rapper's contract which said the music giant would pay for her education for life. Congratulations go out to the now Dr. Roxanne Shanté, the hip-hop talent behind the 1984 groundbreaker, Roxanne's…

The Pirate Bay Taken Offline By Swedish Authorities (Updated)

Following the earlier court defeat for Fredrik, Gottfrid and Peter and the pending civil action taken by several Hollywood studios, the Swedish authorities have now ordered The Pirate Bay to be disconnected from the Internet. The site's bandwidth suppliers have been threatened with a large fine. The site is completely…

ISP Friendly BitTorrent Tracker Doubles Download Speeds

A new Open Source BitTorrent tracker set to be released in September promises to boost download speeds by up to 150% and decrease the load BitTorrent users put on ISP networks by 20 to 50 percent. Based on the widely used OpenTracker software, the new BitTorrent tracker aims to overcome…

Poll: Will The Pirate Bay Sale To GGF Go Ahead?

There have been many P2P-related dramas during the last decade but measured by intensity and media coverage, few have got anywhere near the proposed sale of The Pirate Bay to Global Gaming Factory. So, after everything you've heard and everything you've read - do you think the sale to GGF…

25 Great Pirate Bay Alternatives

The end of the Pirate Bay is nearing. Even if the deal with GGF doesn't go through the current owners are likely to sell to one of the other interested parties. For many BitTorrent fans this means that they have to find an alternative. Luckily there are plenty of good…