The Pirate Bay

  1. Best Bets '08: The Radiohead Effect

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Radiohead's decision to release its new album "In Rainbows" by itself—online, without a record label's help and at any price the user chose—rocked the industry last fall. Some hailed it as the beginning of the end for record la ...

  2. The Pirate Bay Taps Last.fm

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Popular torrent tracker The Pirate Bay rolled out its expected new music feature, tapping data from Last.fm to show more detailed artist info, easier search tools and tour dates. According to a rundown on TorrentFreak , the feature is designed mor ...

  3. Digital Briefs: Webbys, EMI, The Pirate Bay And More

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Webby Awards released their list of the 12 most influential Internet videos of all time. On the list is the music video for OK Go's "Here We Go Again," otherwise known as "the treadmill song." - EMI will release a vi ...

  4. Bittorent Site Backs Glam Rock Band

    November 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bittorrent tracking site The Pirate Bay is promoting Swedish glam rock band Lamonte. A link to download the band’s new album for free is front and center on The Pirate Bay homepage. The user is offered the album, videos and merch and MySpace links ...

  5. OiNK Rebounds As BOiNK

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Just days after the OiNK pirate music site was shut down by authorities, the Pirate Bay announced plans to relaunch the service with a new name and new domain, BOiNK. The Pirate Bay was itself once shut down at the legal behest of the global music ...

  6. Torrent Site Goes After MediaDefender

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following last week's MediaDefender e-mail leak , bit torrent search engine site The Pirate Bay has now turned over certain e-mails to police that the company says prove major media companies are paying hackers to sabotage the service. The Pi ...

  7. Swedish Law Enforcement Shuts Down 'Pirate Bay'

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Officials raided 10 different locations, arrested three. Swedish authorities revealed today (May 31) that they have shut down “The Pirate Bay," one of the world’s largest and most well-known facilitators of online piracy. Since filing a crimi ...

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