Internet piracy site in bid for own island to beat copyright laws
STOCKHOLM (AFP) - The Pirate Bay, one of the world's most popular websites for the illegal downloading of films through filesharing, has said it wanted to buy its own island in a bid to avoid copyright laws.
"It's not only about Pirate Bay, it's more about having a nation with no copyright laws," one of those behind the site, who gave his name only as Peter, told AFP Friday.
The group said it would consider any territory in international waters to avoid copyright legislation.
"For Pirate Bay it would be awesome to have no copyright law. All countries today are based on the old economy and old ideas and we want to do something new," he added.
On Friday the group established a website more
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