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Pirate Bay Nemesis Has Name Changed By Pranksters

Antipiratbyrån lawyer Henrik Pontén, one of the Pirate Bay's arch rivals, had quite a surprise recently when he received an unexpected piece of mail. The letter from the Swedish tax authority informed him that his request for a name change had been accepted and from now on, he would be…

Anti-Piracy Lawyer Hails Biggest Pirate Movie Bust

Henrik Pontén, lawyer for Sweden's Anti-Piracy Bureau (Antipiratbyrån), is celebrating following the seizure of a server containing around 10,000 movies. He is describing the haul as the biggest ever in Sweden's history, probably the largest in Europe, and set to disrupt supplies to The Pirate Bay.

Anti-Piracy Group Seeks Laws to Expose BitTorrent Pirates

Faced with difficulties in dealing with those who share movies and music using BitTorrent, in recent months Swedish police have targeted those using more exposed file-sharing systems. As stats are revealed showing just how problematic these prosecutions have become, an anti-piracy group is calling for a change in the law.

Pirate Sites Decrease in Numbers, Increase in Strength

The main lawyer and public face of Pirate Bay nemesis Rights Alliance says that the file-sharing landscape in Sweden has shifted. Henrik Pontén says that while down significantly in numbers, the remaining pirates sites have become more professional, explicitly commercial, while earning "a lot of money".

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