The Verdict is in and the Guys behind the Jolly Roger at the Pirate Bay have been found guilty. They were not found guilty of hosting the files like the motion picture industry wanted but of a lesser and more ambiguous crime of hosting a search engine with advanced search features (Doesn't Google have one of those?).
The four pirates will be hauled off to the slammer for one year and will be forced to pay 30 million DKK as additional punishment. But they do not have to shut the site down.
Strangely enough it does not appear that anything they did was illegal at the time it occurred. But thanks to a law put into place on April 1st it is now.
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