Oh Sweet Irony of the Day: Pirate Bay Unlawfully Parodied By Copyright Police

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Last week, Finland's copyright enforcement agency CIAPC launched a parody website of The Pirate Bay, using their source code and replacing their iconic pirate logo with a sinking ship in a campaign against illegal file sharing. Then yesterday, the Pirate Bay reported the CIAPC's spoof website to the Economic Crime unit of the Finnish Police, who will investigate whether or not copying the torrent-sharing website's CSS files constitutes copyright infringement or violation of usage terms. Meanwhile, the Sweden-based company's representative "Winston" explained in a blog post that they are pursuing the matter because they "will not stand by and watch copyright enforcing organizations disrespect copyright."

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