by Mike Masnick
Tue, Jan 12th 2010 6:18pm
the pirate bay
While The Pirate Bay case is still on appeal, the major record labels would rather not wait for due process, and are now demanding that two of the site's founders pay up, since the site is still operating. You may recall that, separate from the original ruling against The Pirate Bay, the court later granted a different injunction against Gottfried Svartholm-Warg and Fredrik Neij from even working on the site. The record labels are arguing that since the site is still operating, those two must still be running it. It's worth noting that both of those guys no longer live in Sweden -- and both insist that they have stopped operating the site (though who knows if that's true). Either way, it's somewhat entertaining to watch how desperate the labels are to make something stick on these guys.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Still A Bad Idea: Gawker Exploring Lawsuit Against Peter Thiel
- Digital Homicide Drops Its Lawsuit Against Steam Users, Says It's Shutting Down Completely
- Peter Thiel's Plan To Destroy Gawker Went Way Beyond Hogan's Case
- RIAA Demands Takedown Of ThePirateBay.org, But EasyDNS Refuses Over Lack Of Due Process
- Topsite Operator, Who Admitted To Operating Servers With Tons Of Pirated Movies, Gets Off With Just Probation