November 4, 2014
by Alison Sacriponte
A founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was arrested under an Interpol warrant on Monday when he was trying to cross from Laos into Thailand. Hans Fredrik Lennart Neij, along with other Pirate Bay co-founders, was convicted of aiding copyright infringement by a Swedish court in 2009, ...[read more]
October 31, 2014
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
A court in Denmark has convicted Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, the co-founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB), and an accomplice for stealing Danish public records from the US-based information technology business CSC. From April to August of 2012, Svartholm Warg and his accomplish ar... ...[read more]
September 25, 2013
by Max Slater
An appellate court in Sweden reduced the prison sentence of Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, the founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB), for hacking into a company that manages data for the Swedish government. Warg was originally sentenced to two years in prison in June for hacking and ...[read more]
June 21, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The Nacka District Court on Thursday convicted Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB), of hacking and fraud and sentenced him to two years in prison. Svartholm Warg was found guilty of hacking into a company that handles sensitive information for Sweden' ...[read more]
September 4, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Cambodian officials said Tuesday that they will deport the Swedish founder of the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay (TPB). The announcement came after visiting Swedish officials presented the Cambodian authorities with the conviction and prison sentence against Gottfrid Svartholm Warg. The ...[read more]
April 17, 2009
by Christian Ehret
A Swedish court on Friday found four defendants guilty of abetting copyright infringement for hosting the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay and sentenced them to one year in prison. The popular website is hosted by defendants Peter Sunde, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Fredrik Neij, and Carl Lundstrom ...[read more]

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