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Pirate Bay admins say servers are unaffected

Piracy is one of those subjects that raise strong arguments on both sides of the issue. The major film and music studios along with major software companies claim they lose millions to piracy each year. At the same time, the legal campaigns and lawsuits brought against the internet users accused of piracy often cast much too wide a net and rake in innocent users who are harassed for things they didn’t do.

The saga surrounding the largest pirate network in the world called The Pirate Bay has raged for years. The site has been in legal hot water on multiple occasions and is still up and operating. The latest happening in the saga is that the bandwidth its provider has been forced to stop providing access to the internet for The Pirate Bay's servers.

The shutdown occurred after several major movie studios obtained the injunction from a German court. The injunction forced CB3ROB Ltd. & Co to stop providing access to The Pirate Bay. Administrators of TPB have backup plans in the works already reports 
TorrentFreak and are working on rerouting their servers, which were unaffected by the injunction, to a new provider. The Pirate Bay will reportedly be down for several hours while the site is routed via an IP-tunnel to a new provider. 

With movie studios unable to shut The Pirate Bay down directly, some studios have taken to going after those who download from the site and other torrent sites directly. Anyone who downloaded the film
The Hurt Locker illegally has a chance of being sued by the producers of the movie.



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Are You All 4 Real
By BourreeTV on 5/18/2010 8:43:46 PM , Rating: 2
Now come on. I LOVE to download all my favorite tv programs and movies. I don't pay for cable and broadcast tv SUCKS Hell, I love all the latest and greatest software for PC that I'll downloaded. BUT.....What I am getting so sick of is people not being honest with themselves. YOU (WE)
ARE STEALING. I'm just being real. Create a product (any product) I don't care if it is hambugers at your job at Micky D's , or Birdhouses you build in your home shop.
YOU WANT TO GET PAID. And you want to set the price.Not have someone eat one of your hambuger and then wanna pay a lower price.What if you learned to play guitar and sing and write music and cut a cd and some jerk like you or I downloads it for free ? JUST BE REAL




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