The Pirate Bay facts for kids
Type of site
|Torrent index, magnet links provider|
|Available in||35 languages available, primarily English and Swedish|
|Revenue||Advertisements, donations, merchandise, cryptocurrency mining|
|Alexa rank||202 (May 2019[update])|
|Launched||15 September 2003|
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. Also, it may risk your PC to get infected by a virus.
Images for kids
Fredrik Neij - 3 June 2006 (Jon Åslund).jpg
Fredrik Neij (alias TiAMO) speaking at Mynttorget in Stockholm during 3 June 2006 pro-filesharing protest
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