Pirate Bay domain seizure ordered by Swedish court

Pirate Bay domain seizure ordered by Swedish court
Notorious Pirate ship sets sail for new shores after a Swedish court ordered the seizure of both thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se domain names.

Once again the Pirate Bay has been forced into evasive maneuvers to thwart legal efforts to sink it to the bottom of the ocean. This time, the Stockholm District Court ordered the official thepiratebay.se and piratebay.se domain names seized, continuing a cat and mouse game that has been going on for over a decade between the Pirate Bay and... everyone.



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In response, the Pirate Bay now has SIX new domain names ending in .GS, .LA, .VG,. AM, .MN and .GD. The new logo on the evasive torrent site features a Lernaean Hydra - a mythical monster from Greek mythology that sports multiple heads - and the new domain names.

Humble as always, the Pirate Bay team congratulated the prosecutor for wasting time and money on this latest effort to slay the beast.

"Congratulations to Prosecutor Fredrik Ingblad. Two years hard work to get us to change two little letters at a cost of $20,000 per letter," TorrentFreak quotes TPB team.

"He could have given us $35,000 and we would have left the domain, thus saving the Swedish tax payer $5,000. All he had to do was ask nicely."

And so it continues.

Written by: James Delahunty @ 19 May 2015 15:54
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  • 8 comments
  • doowop72

    Way to go Piratebay. Excellent

    19.5.2015 22:57 #1

  • omegaman7

    L-O-L is all I have to say about that! :D And I don't even use it hardly ever lol!



    To delete, or not to delete. THAT is the question!

    20.5.2015 00:50 #2

  • leemoo

    Good for you PB.

    20.5.2015 08:34 #3

  • DOS_equis

    I wonder what happens when they have exhausted all of the available TL country code domains on the web? It will eventually come to this some day.

    20.5.2015 09:53 #4

  • pippincp

    Originally posted by DOS_equis: I wonder what happens when they have exhausted all of the available TL country code domains on the web? It will eventually come to this some day. It will take a lot of years for that to happen New TL codes are spriging up all the time and not just limited to countries.

    TPB has a long way ahead of it yet!

    Pip

    20.5.2015 11:35 #5

  • omegaman7

    Originally posted by pippincp: Originally posted by DOS_equis: I wonder what happens when they have exhausted all of the available TL country code domains on the web? It will eventually come to this some day. It will take a lot of years for that to happen New TL codes are spriging up all the time and not just limited to countries.

    TPB has a long way ahead of it yet!
    And even IF it falls, several others will take its place. Really is a futile effort.



    To delete, or not to delete. THAT is the question!

    20.5.2015 12:19 #6

  • miketh2005

    Originally posted by doowop72: Way to go Piratebay. Excellent Hail HYDRA!

    20.5.2015 17:57 #7

  • Jemborg

    Originally posted by miketh2005: Originally posted by doowop72: Way to go Piratebay. Excellent Hail HYDRA! LOL



    I think you're even directed automatically to one of the new domains.

    Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


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    21.5.2015 22:29 #8

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