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The Pirate Bay Sets Sail For Norway, Spain

The Pirate Bay was founded in Sweden, and has remained in the country since. That all changed this week, however, as the most infamous site on the Internet has been forced to move. TorrentFreak reports that The Pirate Bay has decided to move its operations to Norway and Spain after its previous host, the Pirate Party of Sweden, was targeted …

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Pirate Bay Proxy Taken Down By UK Pirate Party

If you recall, the BPI requested that the UK Pirate Party take down its Pirate Bay proxy late last month. At the time, the head of UK’s Pirate Party said that he received a notice, but had not made any decision regarding it yet. Now he has, and it’s an unexpected turn of events for a party that passionately fights …

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UK Record Industry Tells Pirate Party To Shut Down Its Pirate Bay Proxy

ISPs in the UK are legally mandated to block access to The Pirate Bay thanks to a high court ruling in April. The ruling was welcomed by the British Phonographic Industry as a step towards curtailing piracy. As it turned out, the block did absolutely nothing to stem the tides of piracy, and now the BPI is going after one …

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ACTA Ratified In Japan, Citizens Plan Protests

The key to a democratic government’s continued strength is that all its dealings are made in the open with input from its citizens. That has not been the case with ACTA. Citizens of the European Union force the discussion out into the open which caused the European Parliament to shoot down the treaty. Other countries have not been so lucky. …

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.Pirate Now Available As A Domain Name

ICANN might be the “official” administrator of top-level domain names. They give out all the .com, .net, .org and other well known domains to all the Web sites you know and love. There are alternatives, however, and one of the best is OpenNIC. TorrentFreak has learned that OpenNIC is now offering a .pirate domain for those who want to register …

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U.S. Pirate Party Announces First Conference

You may or may not be aware of the Pirate Party, the political group founded in Europe that fights for online freedoms and privacy rights, but they are a very real political party. They have not had much of a presence in the United States, but that’s about to change. On the official blog for the Massachusetts Pirate Party, the …

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MegaUpload: Pirate Party Registering Complaints Against U.S.

MegaUpload, center of a recent sting operation from the FBI and DoJ, hosted a lot of copyrighted files. People may forget that it was also a legitimate business as well that hosted documents for businesses and personal use. With the recent shut down of MegaUpload, many users are lost as to whether or not they will be able to recover …

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