Tag Archive: Piracy

Oct 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Offline October 2012

Today, October 1st 2012, thepiratebay.se has been offline. Many say that this is due to a raid by Swedish police. Others say that it was a simple power failure on The Pirate Bay’s side. Both TorrentFreak and The Pirate Bay’s Facebook page have confirmed what is really going on.

Mar 20 2012

The Pirate Bay Drones – Low Orbiting Server Stations

So on Tuesday, March 18, The Pirate Bay posted onto their blog about a new plan they have been thinking of. Now with the recent troubles the online community has been running into, TPB is considering moving their servers onto drone planes that would orbit the earth in a low path. Below is the post …

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Feb 01 2012

The Pirate Bay Changes Domain to .SE To Prevent Seizure

After the recent movements of anti-piracy organizations; The Pirate Bay has decided that it would be in its best interest to change from their .org domain to a .SE top level domain to prevent running the risk of having their domain seized.

Jan 20 2012

SOPA Dead! Withdrawn By Creator Lamar Smith

After the recent showing of the Internet communities absolute hate towards SOPA; The original creator, Lamar Smith, has pulled the bill.

Jan 19 2012

Feds Take Down Megaupload – Anonymous Takes Down Feds

Just today Megaupload was shutdown by the federal government due to copy-write infringements. Well, moments after the announcement of the termination of Megaupload Anonymous sprain into action.

Jan 19 2012

Megaupload Shut Down, Director Arrested

Today, Thursday January 19, Megaupload was shut down by the federal government. Almost everyone is familiar with this popular file sharing website. The site was used to share files. Users could upload a document and send a link to a friend to download. Now users will have to go elsewhere to do their file sharing.

Jan 17 2012

Wikipedia Shutting Down To Protest SOPA and PIPA

On January 16 Wikipedia announced that they will hold a black out across the entire English-language Wikipedia site for 24 straight hours in protest against the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act.