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Pirate Bay prosecutor tosses infringement charges overboard

Updated Half of the charges made against the four men behind the notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay have been sensationally dropped on day two of the trial. Prosecutor Håkan Roswall made the surprise move this morning, according to reports on The Local and TorrentFreak. He has amended the charges against Carl Lundström, …
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Feb 2009
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Landmark copyright trial against Pirate Bay gets underway

The copyright infringement trial against the four men behind The Pirate Bay kicked off in Stockholm this morning. Charges were brought against the defendants (Carl Lundström, Peter Sunde, Frederik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm Warg), who are behind the operations of the infamous website, in January 2008. The four are accused of …
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Feb 2009
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UK arrest gives AllofMP3 touts the fear

The arrest of an alleged UK reseller of Allofmp3.com vouchers has frightened other merchants on the continent. Allofmp3.com set up the voucher scheme to get around the removal of its card processing facilities in the UK and Europe last year. But the bust of a London-based reseller earlier this month has prompted his colleagues …
John Leyden, 24 May 2007
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Police raid ends allofmp3.com vouchers

Police have shut down an online voucher system allegedly used by Russian music download website allofmp3.com to get around the recent removal of its card processing facilities in the UK and Europe. An unnamed 25-year-old man, allegedly the UK-based European agent for allofmp3.com, was arrested under the Fraud Act following a …
John Leyden, 21 May 2007

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