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Anti-piracy oufits have gained access to private BitTorrent trackers before, but the opposite has never happened, until now. Over the past few weeks, Unnar Geir, spokesperson of “The Viking Bay”, successfully infiltrated the Icelandic equivalent of the MPAA (SMÃÃS), and gathered some valuable information that the tracker can use in its defense.

Unnar first arranged a meeting with Snæbjörn SteingrÃ*msson, the executive of SMÃÃS, about a month ago. He told Snæbjörn that he could provide details about the owners and administrators of the BitTorrent tracker, and said he was willing to testify against them.

The sole purpose of the covert-operation was of course to gather information from SMÃÃS on the ongoing investigation on TVB (Icelanders only) and Torrent.is, two Icelandic BitTorrent trackers. “Me and an administrator at TVB were pondering one morning about what Smáis actually got on us, and I had this idea to contact Snæbjörn and set up a meeting,” Unnar explained.

To gain the confidence of Snæbjörn and the other investigators, 15 in total, Unnar led them to believe that the TVB staff was threatening him. “I was called in for another meeting and I told him that I had been assaulted because somebody knew I was going to witness against TVB, I made my friend give me some bruises.” Undy told TorrentFreak.
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hahaha... sucks when the pray fights back
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Jerk, he should be shot.

Supporting a torrent site is one thing, but protecting it.......he's a piece of excretion on the bottom of my shoe.

I also want to give him some bruises.

EDIT: Joking about the severity of my wishes. Just showing the disgust about how law breakers get good publicity and public support.
Edited by IcedEarth - 5/26/08 at 11:56am
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Nice. LOL
    
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IcedEarth... I think you're overdoing it. While private trackers generally make profit from this kinda thing, you really should criticize the anti-piracy org. as well... gotta start wondering how they got all that evidence.
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Rofl! Someone is fighting back. Haha This could get real comical.
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nicely done by Unmar. shows what some of the anti-p2p organizations are up to, and IcedEarth, calm down man, didn't smoke your weed this morning xD
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one for the pirates
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Originally Posted by Coma View Post
IcedEarth... I think you're overdoing it. While private trackers generally make profit from this kinda thing, you really should criticize the anti-piracy org. as well... gotta start wondering how they got all that evidence.
I really don't care if they breached the rights of the pirates. Something needs to be done, and fast. Things like this only delay the inevitable and further damage the economy. Like i said, i would take pleasure of putting my steelies through his jaw.

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one for the pirates
This is the kind of thing i am talking about.

And you really want em to calm down when it is quite obvious people are cheering for the pirates?
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