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Monday, February 16, 2009

Team Behind Internet Site Pirate Bay Stands Trial In Sweden

The founders of the Pirate Bay filesharing website have gone on trial for copyright violation. The Swedish prosecutor is seeking a sentence of up to two years in prison and nearly $150,000 in fines. Read more here. The Pirate Bay website has become famous over the past three years for various Internet feats, including last fall's appeal of a blocking order issued by an Italian court.

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