Pirate Bay Founder Thinks Parler's Inability to Stay Online Is 'Embarrassing' - 2021-01-13

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F0.png Pirate Bay Founder Thinks Parler's Inability to Stay Online Is 'Embarrassing' January 13, 2021, Karl Bode, Vice News

As one of the original co-founders of The Pirate Bay, Peter Sunde Kolmisoppi knows a little something about keeping controversial services online. Kolmisoppi and his colleagues spent decades battling a global coalition of corporations, governments, and law enforcement agencies intent on wiping the file sharing website from the face of the internet. Unsuccessfully.

Kolmisoppi took to Twitter this week to share some thoughts on Parler's recent deplatforming for failing to seriously police death threats and illegal content before and after the fatal Capitol riots.

"The Pirate Bay, the most censored website in the world, started by kids, run by people with problems with alcohol, drugs and money, still is up after almost two decades," Kolmisoppi said. "Parlor and gab etc have all the money around but no skills or mindset. Embarrassing."

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{{cite news | first = Karl | last = Bode | title = Pirate Bay Founder Thinks Parler's Inability to Stay Online Is 'Embarrassing' | url = https://www.vice.com/en/article/3an7pn/pirate-bay-founder-thinks-parlers-inability-to-stay-online-is-embarrassing | work = Vice News | date = January 13, 2021 | accessdate = September 1, 2021 }}