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Apple & Infringing Copyrights

It’s news like this that reminds me on why I haven’t got any Apple products around. Apple removed a Bittorrent app from the app store, because BitTorrent is often used to “infringe copyrights”. When will anyone learn? Here’s what the app author has to say: I’d just like to reiterate …

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Spectrial: the sequel

Whereas the first part of the Spectrial – the case against the Swedish-born torrent site/tracker The Pirate Bay – was covered extensively in journals and reports worldwide (on this very blog, for example), the appeals case which starts today has only received minimal attention. In april 2009, the four defendants …

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Forged Evidence: Copy (it) right?

Interesting developments in the BREIN vs. The Pirate Bay case,  see brokep’s blogpost. It looks like they faked evidence (download PDF) in order to connect Fredrik Neij to Reservella, the company owning The Pirate Bay since a couple of years, in order to direct all the costs and fees to …

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The Pirate Bay Pingpong

Yesterday, The Pirate Bay ‘s ISP uplink was taken offline by the Swedish authorities due to the pending (!) trial against the original founders. Related services like Openbittorrent, which was hosted on the same fiber, went down too. The court order can be found on the website of Piratpartiet here …