The Pirate Bay facts for kids
The logo of The Pirate Bay
|Slogan||"The galaxy's most resilient BitTorrent site"|
|Type of site||Torrent index|
|Available language(s)||35 languages available, mainly English and Swedish|
|Created by||Gottfrid Svartholm
|Launched||15 September 2003|
|Revenue||Advertisements, donations, merchandise|
|Alexa rank||72 (October 2013[update])|
The Pirate Bay (shortname:TPB) is a Swedish website that indexes Bit Torrent files. It was created by Gottfrid Svartholm, Fredrik Neij and Peter Sunde. The Pirate Bay is ranked as the 85th most popular website by Alexa. The Pirate Bay had to face many lawsuits and a raid in relation to copyright violations. It was shut down on December 9, 2014 by Swedish police, and came back online on January 31, 2015.
Images for kids
Fredrik Neij - 3 June 2006 (Jon Åslund).jpg
Fredrik Neij (alias TiAMO) speaking at Mynttorget in Stockholm during the 3 June 2006 pro-filesharing protest
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