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Pirate Bay founders found guilty

Apr 17, 2009, 14:30 (14 Talkback[s])

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"Frederik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, Carl Lundstrom and Peter Sunde were found guilty of breaking copyright law and were sentenced to a year in jail.

"They were also ordered to pay $4.5m (£3m) in damages.

"Record companies welcomed the verdict but the men are to appeal and Sunde said they would refuse to pay the fine.

"Speaking at an online press conference, he described the verdict as "bizarre.""

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