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Is Carl Lundstrom Financing a New Download/Pirate Site?

COMMENT: There is speculation that Carl Lundstrom may be the financial angel behind BayFiles. Lundstrom is the Swedish fascist financier underwriting much of the Pirate Bay operation, which enfolded WikiLeaks’ operations for a time.

BayFiles has been characterized as a successor outfit to Pirate Bay.

“Pirate Bay Founders Launch New Cyberlocker” by Andrew Orlowsky; The Register; 8/30/2011.

EXCERPT: The founders of The Pirate Bay have launched a Rapidshare knock-off called BayFiles. Anyone can upload material to the cyberlocker without creating an account. The site does not appear to be scanning for infringement. . . .

. . . The cyberlockers depend on paid subscriptions or on obliging the users to wait for the download to start, during which time advertisements are displayed. A program called JDownloader bypasses many of these roadblocks. One user’s description of the program reads: “Having this would mean that you get almost same functioanlity [sic] as a premium user of Rapidshare, without spending any money!” The source code is increasingly used by NAS manufacturers to make their media servers more attractive by automating the download process.

The funding behind BayFiles remains a mystery. The Pirate Bay’s millionaire backer and largest shareholder is neo-fascist Carl Lundström, who was thrown out of the far-right New Democracy party for being too right wing. One web report suggests Lundstrom is also behind BayFiles, but this is unconfirmed.

Discussion

3 comments for “Is Carl Lundstrom Financing a New Download/Pirate Site?”

  1. The Pirates show their true colors:

    http://gawker.com/5835611/meet-the-hollywood-hackers-coming-for-your-nude-pics

    Note the racist and anti-Semitic slurs. Targeting “Hollywood,” we know what that means.

    Posted by David | August 30, 2011, 4:33 pm
  2. Here he goes, hijacking the Pirate community once again……….they need to wake up; most of them would be horrified if they knew who Lundstrom really was.
    And what’s worse is, Lundstrom’s giving file sharing a bad name; perhaps he was put out there by the elites to not only do just that but to give those crooks & liars at the RIAA, MPAA, etc. a GOOD rep?

    Makes a lot of sense to me. The RIAA & MPAA are themselves fascist organizations, and, as Dave has rightfully pointed out many times, many of the Pirates are the complete opposite of the hijacker Lundstrom: sincere people with good intentions, usually of the anarcho-utopian type, whereas Lundstrom is a neo-fascist who doesn’t really believe in file-sharing utopia but is willing to use & abuse the Pirate Bay & certain other sites for his own gain, and perhaps that of the Underground Reich as well.

    @David: Just to reiterate, Lundstrom may be part of the U.R., but like I said, you know what? So are the RIAA, MPAA, and all the other copyright ‘enforcement’ organizations(any of the old Nazis still alive would be thrilled to hear what these awful bastards have been up to over the past 20+ years.).

    Posted by Steven L. | August 31, 2011, 8:07 am
  3. Dave what do you think of this?

    Anonymous attacked WikiLeaks
    http://www.crn.com.au/News/268986,anonymous-attacked-wikileaks.aspx

    Posted by el L | September 2, 2011, 3:42 pm

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