Exanon writes: "The Swedish parliament just voted through the wiretapping law commonly known as "The FRA-law". The local has more information. The law passed as expected with 143 vs. 138 despite massive protests in both media and from international organizations.
The law has previously been discussed on Slashdot here."
Exanon writes: "The firm Web Sheriff has threatened The Pirate Bay with a lawsuit exceeding 100 million dollars. The lawsuit is on behalf of — among others — Michael Jackson and the rights holders for Bob Marley.
The Pirate Bay is of course as calm as ever when it comes to this. "They're going to sue us for Prince, The Village People, Bob Marley, UB40 and Michael Jackson. The common thing for all of these artists are of course that noone listens to them anymore. And hey Michael — do you want us to pay you in small kids maybe?""