Pirate Bay Buyer Loses Several Investors

Just hours before Global Gaming Factory (GGF) is scheduled to acquire The Pirate Bay, the company says it has lost several investors due to all the media controversy surrounding the deal. Meanwhile the equity marketplace Aktietorget suspended trading in GGF's stock until further notice.

Independent Film Company Responds To BERR Consultation

This week the latest news in the Digital Britain debate caused a wave of protests as it was revealed the government is considering disconnecting Internet users on allegations of copyright infringement. TorrentFreak caught up with a British independent film company to gauge their response to the news.

Pirate Bay Clone Threatened By Romanian RIAA

Last week, following the availability of a torrent carrying a large backup of The Pirate Bay, the admin of BTArena became the first to turn it back into a working website. Now, a representative of Romania's answer to the RIAA has contacted TorrentFreak informing us that they have begun legal…

Mininova Ordered to Remove All ‘Infringing’ Torrents

Mininova has lost its civil dispute with Dutch anti-piracy outfit BREIN. The judge ruled that Mininova is not directly responsible for any copyright infringement, but ordered it to remove all torrents linking to copyrighted material within three months, or face a penalty of up to 5 million euros.

UK Pirates Face Disconnection, ISPs Object

The latest turn of events with the Digital Britain report isn't encouraging. Lord Mandelson has reportedly prodded through a proposal to disconnect alleged file sharers, without judicial process, and without waiting for OFCOM to see if such a measure is even needed.

For God’s Sake – Not Another Pirate Bay Article?

Opinion

No matter where you go it's Pirate Bay this, Global Gaming Factory that and to be honest, it's all wearing a little bit thin. While you're probably sick of reading about it, spare a thought for us - we don't have much choice, we can't pretend nothing is happening. So…

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…