Re: How dare they................
Big jump there to call the pirate bay thiefs it is like saying the Highways Agency is responsible for all drug trafficking on their roads so lets sue them.
The biggest problems with P2P is the complete lack of understanding about it. ISP's are like roads and sites are like direction signs but they are BOTH dumb in nature. Just like road signs the people doing the journey can ignore the signs and go their own way (the soon to be very popular distributed encrypted form of P2P).
The Pirate Bay chasing is a waste of time and effort people WILL do what they want as life is short (the trick to a business model is to make people want it not be sued into it). With the correct VPN/Encryption set up there is no answer once people move away to their OWN road signs which is what chasing the Pirate Bay "accelerates"and reduces the timethe big techs and media moguls have to sort out a business model before the next wave hits.
Trying to sue to hold up a crap business models never works in the end. The big corps have begun to move to better systems via a younger generation but the old guard is holding them back big time.
The Pirate Bay are not thiefs this is a serious misconception and causes more problems than it solves. In time content will be bought up and sold cheap by big techs and the old entertainment moguls will die off as their business model collapses in the face of this. But this will not be solved in the courts or parliaments end of.