The internet providers have 15 days to act on the judgement.
Village Roadshow and Foxtel launched the legal action in February in an attempt to make use of new piracy laws.
The original deal with TPB was to close it down on it’s tenth birthday. (It’s for that reason among others that a co-founder Peter Sunde pronounced that he hopes a site stays closed.) […] […] TPB sponserte spreche für sich. Sunde não faz mais parte da […] Couldn’t agree more, Peter. Of all the ones I’ve tried, Retroshare is the best, but lacks more developers to truly be a replacement.
TPB has become an institution that people just expected to be there. The site was ugly, full of bugs, old code and old design. More and more ads was filling the site, and somehow when it felt unimaginable to make these ads more distasteful they somehow ended up even worse. //AFX […] Even before a closure, The Pirate Bay wasn’t generally secure, being tormented with ads and bad torrents. Erst vor Kurzem wurde der Mitgründer verhaftet und Mitte November aus der Haft […] […] dos fundadores e ex-integrante da equipe do Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde publicou um texto em seu blog pessoal em que sugere que o famoso indexador de torrents está acabado. Many new software are now anonymous P2P, with both strong search engines and sites with link references (that’s less true, but it will happen when torrent fails).
Mark Mulligan, an analyst with Forrester Research, said The Pirate Bay had positioned itself as a sort of 21st-century “digital Robin Hood”, stealing from “fat cat media companies” to redistribute creative wealth among the “poor consumers”.
Bredbandsbolaget head Jonas Jegerborn called the verdict a "surprise" and insisted that putting it into practice will be a technical challenge. We need to analyze in detail what it really means for us," he told news agency TT.The Helsinki District Court has just ordered him to pay 5,000 to record labels including Sony, Universal, Warner and EMI, after their content was shared illegally via the platform.Content creators and distributors are some of The Pirate Bay’s most vocal critics, describing the platform as a piracy haven that deprives artists of their income. But most of all, I’ve not been a fan of what TPB has become.There was a ticket price to get in, automatically excluding people with no money. Die […] […] der finnischen Piratenpartei zur Europawahl, hat gleich nach Bekanntwerden der Schließung gebloggt: Er freue sich über die Schließung.However, in recent times criticism of the site has expanded to include one of the site’s founding members.