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+ - Pirate Bay earns 20,000 Euros a day-> 2 2

An anonymous reader writes: controverisal pro-piracy website the piratebay likes to portray itself as an innocent hobby site that provides a free index without censorship, but recent facts show that the site is earning up to 20,000 Euros per day from its advertising. Taking in money on this scale puts a different slant on the motives behind the Swedish filesharing site, and could open up the runners of the site to prosecution for profiting from copyright infringement.
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Comment: Oblig.: I'd have called them "chazzwazzers" (Score 1) 564 564

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