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Chased From Sweden, Pirate Bay Sails To Ukraine

In August the bandwidth supplier to The Pirate Bay was ordered by a court to disconnect the world's largest BitTorrent tracker from the Internet. Within hours the site had relocated to a new host which immediately received similar entertainment industry threats. Now it seems the Bay has left Sweden, setting…

Authorities Shut Down Ukraine’s Largest File-Sharing Site Ex.ua

Following a six month investigation initiated by international tech companies including Microsoft, Graphisoft and Adobe, Ukrainian authorities have shut down the popular file-hosting site Ex.ua. The police confiscated 200 servers on which more than 6,000 terabytes of data was stored. The Ex.ua raids follow less than two weeks after US…

Samsung Exposed as Top Advertiser on Pirate Sites

A coalition of media outlets in Ukraine has exposed Samsung as the top advertiser on two of the country's largest file-sharing sites. The "Clear Sky" initiative is determined to attack piracy head on and sees funding by well known international brands as a major problem. In a response to their…

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