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TPB files charges against media companies

by Nikola Strahija on September 22nd, 2007 The Pirate Bay (TPB), a well known torrent tracker presumably has the proof that big record and movie labels are hiring professional hackers, saboteurs and DDoSers to destroy their trackers.
The Pirate Bay - MDD

On their blog TPB says that while browsing through emails leaked from MediaDefender-Defenders they have identified the companies that are also active in Sweden (where TPB is from).

TPB has reported these incidents to the police with charges for: infrastructural sabotage, denial of service attacks, hacking and spamming and all of these on a commercial level.

The companies that are being reported are the following:

* Twentieth Century Fox, Sweden AB
* Emi Music Sweden AB
* Universal Music Group Sweden AB
* Universal Pictures Nordic AB
* Paramount Home Entertainment (Sweden) AB
* Atari Nordic AB
* Activision Nordic Filial Till Activision (Uk) Ltd
* Ubisoft Sweden AB
* Sony Bmg Music Entertainment (Sweden) AB
* Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Nordic AB

Torrent with alleged leaked emails is available on:

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