The Pirate Bay has been (effectively) acquired by a gaming company called Global Gaming Factory X, who is plunking down nearly $8 million for the privilege. Their grand, surprising plan for the Pirate Bay is to pay content providers. Seriously.
Early this morning, Peter Sunde, co-founder of the Pirate Bay, glumly tweeted a "leaked" verdict, indicating that things didn't look good for the four Swedish shipmates. Shortly after came the official word: Guilty.