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Global Gaming Factory X (GGF) shareholders have unanimously given the thumbs up to the firm's plans to buy The Pirate Bay. The Swedish company's boss, Hans Pandeya, told journalists at a press conference this afternoon that the 60m kronor ($7.7m) acquisition would go ahead. Their seal of approval paves the way for ownership of …

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Grenade

William S. Burroughs

said it best...

'Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact. '

'How I hate those who are dedicated to producing conformity. '

and the truest one...

'Hustlers of the world, there is one mark you cannot beat: the mark inside. '

As for the article, who's buying what? Who is the money (if there is any), going to? Since the Swedish courts have pretty much deemed TPB illegal (prison sentence and large fines to the four -owners? founders?), wouldn't any money be seized by the state (that entity that always knows best), and given to the entertainment industry who have lost so much </heavy irony>?

One more Burroughs: Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy. (junk: heroin, or the homogenised crap they package and resell over and over and over again).

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Wrong

> Since the Swedish courts have pretty much deemed TPB illegal (prison sentence and large fines to the four -owners?

Erm... no. Only the four individuals were prosecuted NOT TPB.

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FAIL

TBP is not...

iligal on its own its what it has done thats deemed iligal as far as i know. The bay it self is ok what they have done isen´t. There is the differance. Kind of like when someone robs a bank. The robber dosen´t become iligal...

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