Storm hits the Pirate Bay

Thursday, 1 June 2006, 2:15 AM EST

The Swedish website Piratebay.org was shut down Wednesday after police raided its offices, seized its servers and detained three men, according to the Associated Press and a message on the downed site.

"Pirate Bay was a huge source of pirated films for people around the world, and today they are no longer," said Kori Bernards, a representative for the Motion Picture Association of America. "This was one of our No. 1 targets."

At Wired.

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