Category Archives: Piracy

Got Sued By The RIAA? Ignore It!

Posted by on September 29, 2009

While only two highly pricey RIAA file-sharing suits against individuals concluded in court this year (Capitol V Thomas-Rasset and later Sony V Tenenbaum), four other trials were established, with the defendants failing to appear in court. The same judge who oversaw the Tenenbaum trial issued default judgments this week, to the insane tune of…minimum penalties. […]

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Pirate Bay Deal Is Shay-Dee, Possibly On The Rocks (Again)?

Posted by on August 28, 2009

This Pirate Bay sale (and subsequent legalization) is really starting to annoy me. Rumors of the deal falling apart leaked out last month, claiming financial struggles and infighting at would-be purchaser Global Gaming Factory. Then yesterday saw an announcement that the deal was done. Now Torrent Freak reports that a key partner in the restructuring […]

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Pirate Bay Acquisition Pushed Through By Shareholders

Posted by on August 27, 2009

The on again/off again sale of The Pirate Bay was finally pushed through today by Global Gaming Factory shareholders, after rumors swirled of a lack of funds. From TorrentFreak: Earlier today the financing and legalization plan was presented to the shareholders, who unanimously decided to give the acquisition the green light. The ownership of the […]

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CEO Of Potential Pirate Bay Purchaser Confident In Sale, Hopes To Trade On NASDAQ

Posted by on August 5, 2009

Hans Pandeya, CEO of Pirate Bay acquirers Global Gaming Factory, is still insisting the sale is good-to-go and restates his goals to legitimize the company in a recent interview with Torrent Freak. In fact, his talks to make agreements with US labels have gone so swimmingly, he thinks the notorious Swedish file-sharing site could be […]

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