This judgment has been circulating lately. Basically, it says that The Pirate Bay & its users are guilty of copyright infringement against various media companies.

According to +The Guardian's story, this means that UK ISPs have been ordered to block access to TPB, but I don't see that order in this judgment. What authorizes such an order? That's a SOPA-level problem.

I also find it rather troubling that the court rules ex parte that, although this is a clearly a finding materially against TPB, they don't feel like bothering to serve TPB or its UK users to let them defend themselves, because according to the court they would probably not be interested in defending themselves and eh it'd be a hassle to actually serve them so why bother. That seems like a complete abdication of due process rights to me, and I hope it's overturned on those grounds alone.
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