Piracy Insurace…for the Pirates

File-sharers in Sweden, which recently began cracking down on Internet piracy, can now buy insurance to protect themselves from government fines.

Magnus Braath, a 29-year-old architecture student, is offering to pay fines for any Swede convicted of the country’s new antipiracy law. People unwilling to give up the practice of downloading copies of copyright music, movies or games can go to Tankafritt.nu and pay 140 Swedish crowns, about $19, for annual coverage.

Read this article from News.com and contribute to the “Pirate Bay” article in the Whats New Media Wiki


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  1. Pingback: What’s New Media? » Blog Archive » Darknets, anonymity and fileswaping. The work of Pirates.

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