The Pirate Bay News: Prison Conditions Improved after TPB Co-Founder’s Mother Complained

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By Tarun Mazumdar | December 18, 2013 7:02 PM EST

The mother of Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg banished the Danish prison in which her son is being "tortured." After her remarks, Gottfrid's lawyer reported that her client has now been treated properly in the prison, and the conditions have improved.

Kristina Warg, mother of TPB's co-founder, told The Local (Sweden) that her son was kept in solitary confinement and only given two hours to interact with other inmates. She commented that she was "stunned and disgusted."

After the complaints, Luise Høj, Gottfrid's lawyer, told metroXpress that her client can have an outdoor interaction with other inmates for an hour.

According to The Copenhagen Post, TPB founder is due to appear in court tomorrow. He is charged with stealing security numbers from the police database. The data included the passwords and e-mail addresses of 10,000 policemen, also the CPR numbers from the database of driving licence and information about Shengen's wanted persons.

The Pirate Bay's Future Without the Co-founder

The file-sharing website is doing well even without the physical presence of its co-founder Gottfrid. After a brief stop at Ascension Island with .AC domain, The Pirate Bay decided to move to a safer location in order to function smoothly. Soon, it was announced that TPB has moved to Peru with thepiratebay.pe address. It is not known that for how long the file-sharing site would operate from South America, but they are working on making the entire domain-system irrelevant.

"They should wait for our new PirateBrowser, then domains will be irrelevant," says the source to TorrentFreak. "Once that is available then all links and sites will be accessible through a perfectly legal piece of browser software and the rest of it will be P2P, with no central point to attack via the legal system."

An hacktivist group named Anonymous demanded fair treatment of Gottfrid in Danish prison. On Monday, the group asked the supporters to join in what is known as a "tweetstorm." They used the hashtag #Freeanakata. Gottfrid is also known under the alias "Anakata."

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