technology news Beijing time on February 17th morning news, according to foreign media reports, the world’s largest BT website to download the "Pirate Bay" founder today in a Swedish court in Stockholm accused of piracy of help, make the entertainment company suffered billions of dollars in losses.
according to the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (hereinafter referred to as "IFPI"), "Pirate Bay" website users can use 34 languages for free download and share files at the same time, this month the number of online users had reached 22 million in January, with 1 million 600 thousand seed file.
prosecutors and entertainment companies win will threaten the pirate bay website survival. A lawyer rights lawyer Akash · (Akash Sachdeva); Sachdeva said, this is one of the largest piracy lawsuit, the case for a famous website. If successful, it is not only a legal battle and commercial war will win the plaintiff, is a public relations war, the entertainment industry to show that won’t ignore this kind of piracy watch.
The 4 defendants in the case of
Frederic · (Fredrik Neij), Nigel; Peter · Sander · Kerr Miso P (Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi), Gottfried · Sutter Holm · Wagner (Gottfrid Svartholm Warg), Carle · (Carl Lundstroem; Langsi trum), they were accused of piracy for convenience behavior.
pirate bay website has said in the past, the site is a network for users to share content, there is no copyright content.
IFPI said, including EMI Music and universal music, the record company requires the plaintiff compensation for 2 million 200 thousand euros ($2 million 800 thousand) in economic losses. The film company asked the defendant to compensate the economic loss of 10 million 900 thousand euros.
said that even if the 4 defendants were found guilty, he will be completely shut down and is suspicious of the "Pirate Bay" website, "a part of the site is closed, the site is very difficult to completely shut down."
IFPI of Sweden branch chairman Lu Di Ludwig · (Ludvig Werner); Werner said, if convicted, the defendant may be sentenced to two years in prison. Werner said, "the plaintiff filed the lawsuit is not the purpose of economic compensation, economic loss is immeasurable."