Late last year, The Pirate Bay servers were raided by Swedish police and taken offline for longer than most expected. During the downtime, alternatives emerged and people began to move on from the salty cove of their piracy haven and onto other avenues – hopefully seeding their hearts out after taking in their fill.
On Dec. 9, 2014, the Pirate Bay’s data center was raided by the Swedish police, prompting the site to go offline for the entire month. In the meantime, Isohunt worked to build a version of the Old Pirate Bay while also releasing an easy-to-follow guide for anyone to create their own version of the Pirate Bay if they wish.
The Jolly Roger is flying high again now that the Pirate Bay is back online… in a sense.
When the Pirate Bay servers were taken down, there was an immediate backlash and retaliation from both the hacking community and torrent community. While the hacker group Anonymous targeted police officer’s personal information, Isohunt was busy working on bringing the Pirate Bay back to life.
Isohunt launched a copy of the Pirate Bay shortly after the official site was taken down, but it wasn’t stopping there. They’ve now debuted the Open Bay, a site that lets any person create their own Pirate Bay by following four simple steps.
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