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A Dutch court lifts the ban that forced Internet providers to block the peer-to-peer file-sharing site.
In pursuit of SumoTorrent, the Dutch group wins ruling that the torrent site's former hosting provider is responsible for damages suffered by copyright holders as a result of the site's activities.
BREIN, a Dutch trade group representing copyright owners, claims to have uncovered documents revealing that Fredrik Neij is CEO of Thepiratebay.org's listed owner.
Sources say lawyers in Sweden working for copyright owners are tracking down whoever provides bandwidth to The Pirate Bay and then forcing them to cut off service.
Apparently, much was made about legal boilerplate, but Global Gaming is more "certain than ever" that a deal will get done.
Things heat up again for The Pirate Bay's co-founders, with a Dutch court ordering them to permanently shut off access to the site in the Netherlands.