Pirate Bay four resentenced on appeal – fines up, but custody down

December 2010

Internet, record labels

Three of the four defendants in the Pirate Bay trial have had their custodial sentences reduced; Fredrik Neij will now serve ten months, Peter Sunde eight months and Carl Lundstrom four months (all reduced from original sentences of twelve months). Gottfrid Svartholm who claimed he was too ill at the time of hearing will have his sentence reviewed at a later date. The fines payable have been have been raised from 30 million kronor to 46 million Kroner (US $6.4m). The Pirate Bay website is still functioning.

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