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Pirate Bay founders found guilty


In a landmark case a Swedish court has convicted four men who founded the file-sharing website The Pirate Bay of breaking copyright law.

They were sentenced to a year in prison and ordered to pay £2.4m in damages to a number of entertainment companies.

Daniel Boettcher reports.


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