Archived from on 22 April 2014. Archived from on 6 March 2013. On 24 August 2009, one of The Pirate Bay's upstream providers was ordered to discontinue service for the website by a Swedish court in response to a brought by several entertainment companies including , , , , , , and. Archived from on 22 April 2014. On further inspection, they discovered that all messages containing links to The Pirate Bay in both public and in private messages, regardless of content, were being blocked. Archived from on 22 April 2014. On 12 December, the site moved to , on 18 December to.
The Pirate Bay has sparked controversies and discussion about , , and and has become a platform for political initiatives against established laws and a central figure in an movement. Archived from on 9 May 2014. These routes are not visible to the outside world. On 17 April 2009, , Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm, and were found guilty of to and sentenced to one year in prison and payment of a fine of 30 million approximately 4. Blekinge Läns Tidning in Swedish. Brazilian novelist was promoted, offering a collection of his books for free download. Some of the leaked emails discussed hiring to perform on The Pirate Bay's servers and trackers.
They can use the following alternatives in the meantime. Just remember not to type in www. It has category wise listing of torrents and also lists each movie or tv shows torrents via their quality in 3D, ultra, 1080p, 720p, std, med and low. Swedish filed charges on 31 January 2008 against Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm, and Peter Sunde; and Carl Lundström, a Swedish businessman who through his businesses sold services to the site. .
Archived from on 16 January 2012. On 13 May 2009, several record companies again sued Neij, Svartholm, Sunde and also The Pirate Bay's main Black Internet. On 9 December 2014, The Pirate Bay was raided by the , who seized servers, computers, and other equipment. On 22 December 2014, a website was resumed at the domain thepiratebay. Archived from on 9 May 2014. Submit your comments about Thepiratebay. In March 2013, The Pirate Bay claimed in a blog post that it had moved its servers to.
The site was the most visited torrent directory on the from 2003 until November 2014, when had more visitors according to. On 5 May 2015, The Pirate Bay went offline for several hours, apparently as a result of not properly configuring its. The site was fully operational again for everyone within 24 hours. Archived from on 28 February 2010. All servers in the racks were clearly marked as to which sites run on each. In June 2008, The Pirate Bay announced that their servers would support encryption in response to Sweden's new wiretapping law.
Later, The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde accused police investigator Jim Keyzer of a conflict of interest when he declined to investigate MediaDefender. On 1 January 2015, the website presented a countdown to 1 February 2015. Some 34 cases of copyright infringements were originally listed, of which 21 were related to music files, 9 to movies, and 4 to games. It serves an offline cached version of the pirate bay torrent. Archived from on 7 April 2013.
These are used to reference resources available for download via peer-to-peer networks which, when opened in a BitTorrent client, begin downloading the desired content. Its been more than 15 years of service now. Thepiratebay Website Status History The above graph displays service status activity for Thepiratebay. While it is the same old isoHunt from the outside, it is very different from the inside. Archived from on 10 December 2014.
The trial started on 16 February 2009, in the of , Sweden. Sunde had agreed to participate on the condition that the father Nicklas Jangestig would not take part in the debate. Protestors showing support for The Pirate Bay on the first day of The against the men behind the Pirate Bay started in Sweden on 16 February 2009. The website faced several shutdowns and domain seizures, switching to a series of new web addresses to continue operating. The police officers were allowed access to the racks where the Pirate Bay servers and other servers are hosted. While it is still unclear why The Pirate Bay is down, the site has been showing up error codes to several users from past few days. According to a study of newly uploaded files during 2013 by , 44% of uploads were television shows and movies, porn was in second place with 35% of uploads, and audio made up 9% of uploads.
As of 2008 , claims that the website is extremely profitable, and that The Pirate Bay is more engaged in making profit than supporting people's rights. By November, 10,000 artists were reported to have signed up. I was able to pull up the home page at. Archived from on 30 October 2009. Subsequently, have been providing access to it. Archived from on 9 October 2012.