Italian Recording Industry Sues Pirate Bay As Well

from the but-of-course dept

Another day, another lawsuit for the Pirate Bay team. This time, it's taking place in Italy, where the local recording industry associations FIMI (Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana) and FPM (Federation against Musical Piracy) have announced plans to sue three of the individuals believed to be responsible for The Pirate Bay. This isn't a huge surprise. A year ago, after complaints about The Pirate Bay, a court ordered ISPs to block access to the site, only to have a court overturn that ruling. And, of course, in the end all it really did was bring a lot more attention to The Pirate Bay in Italy. Considering that The Pirate Bay doesn't appear to have any operations in Italy either, it's not entirely clear that this lawsuit actually matters. And, also, there's the issue that the three guys being sued here claim to not have any ownership of The Pirate Bay at all.
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    Dark Helmet (profile), 31 Jul 2009 @ 5:13pm


    Dear Europe:

    I want to introduce you to a great modern day tool: the dictionary. It's awesome. If you have any questions as to the meaning of words, you open up the fuckin' book, find the word, and BAM!......meaning.

    Might I suggest, just as an aside, that you open the book to the "S" section and take a look at the definition of sovereign. It's a keen little word that basically states that you've all lost your goddamn minds.

    Oh, and look, if you WANT to be the United States of Europe, go right ahead. But no more Italian no no, that's European food. The Greek ruins? European ruins. Stonehenge? Europehenge.....wait....

    In any case, you don't wanna do that, trust me. You're charm is your significant cultures crammed into diverse little subsections, all of you with your own batshit customs and rules that make sense to no one but you, but are a source of pride for those in your country. Hey, take it from an least you have a culture. All we can do is ruin yours.

    Good night, and good luck.


    Dark Helmet

    PS. That's enough with the antisemitism you idiots. If I were you, I'd be a lot more concerned with all the Swiss and German last names in your banks...

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