Thursday, August 2, 2012

Finnish band Alymysto Shows Fans How To Unblock The Pirate Bay

Finnish band Alymysto are furious at local anti-piracy groups after their action forced The Pirate Bay to become blocked by several of the country’s largest Internet providers. 

The band, which has been around for more than a decade, views BitTorrent sites as a valuable form of promotion. To counter the blockades, Alymysto are now showing their fans how easy it is to circumvent the censorship attempt.

Finland is one of many European countries where The Pirate Bay is censored.
May last year the Finnish branch of the music industry body IFPI and the local Anti-Piracy Center filed a lawsuit against Elisa, the largest Internet provider in the country. The ISP lost the case and was ordered to block subscriber access to TPB, a ruling they are now taking to the Supreme Court.
Read more: Torrent Freak


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