I was reading my RSS streams and came across this story at Wired news: “The entertainment industry claims it has file-sharing sites on the run. But Sweden-based torrent tracker The Pirate Bay says it isn’t going anywhere. And there’s a national movement behind the site” Read full story
Over at Legal threats against The Pirate Bay page You can read threatening mails from many of our well known giants such as Microsoft, Apple, DreamWorks, Sega, etc. All in their full glory. There is also humiliating responses of which is great fun to read.
Pirate bays legal adviser says in one letter: “And as we have explained the information contained in our servers is clearly not of the nature required of Swedish law, to be considered an infringement of intellectual property. This would be similar to outlawing a map outlining where to find the library or the local video-rental store.”
Now, what do you think about all this?! Should information be free?