The Pirate Bay may never ever make it to its adolescent years.
The popular file sharing website, launched in 2003, was just recently taken offline following a raid by Swedish police. It’s a sad occasion for a website that is expected to be all about unassailable file sharing. Though resurrected variations of The Pirate Bay may currently be back up online, the most recent interruption to its service raises a host a questions.
Exactly what does this raid indicate for decentralised P2P filesharing? Can the very same innovations that underpin cryptocurrencies assist sustain and even improve decentralised P2P filesharing networks like The Pirate Bay?Continue reading at CoinDesk CoinDesk