Swedish authorities have charged the founders of The Pirate Bay with the crime of aiding copyright infringement, claiming that they make more than $4 million dollars per year through the operation. Named in the indictment are the site’s co-founders — Peter Sunde, Hans Fredrik Neij and Per Svartholm Warg — as well as a fourth person that doesn’t quite seem to fit the profile of the young, rebellious pirate: Carl Lundstrom, millionaire heir of the Swedish Wasabröd empire and new economy magnate who is also actively involved in Swedish far-right politics.

Lundstrom’s role in the history of The Pirate Bay has always been a point of contention. The Bay’s founders have admitted that Lundstrom initially helped them out with servers and bandwidth, but prosecutors now want to make the case that he has had a much closer relationship to the site. Continue reading at Newteevee.com.

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