Pirate Bay Co-Founder arrested in Cambodia

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The Pirate Bay a website that helps its users share torrent files where many copyrighted materials are traded illegaly is one of the most popular in the world. In 2009 a sweedish court convicted its three founders of assisting copyright infringement by letting their users trade with their site. Gotfrid Svartholm was arrested in Cambodia at the request of Sweden. He was sentenced for 1 year in prison and a fine of 3.6 million to entertainment companies. He is under arrest waiting for orders of extradition.

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