Piracy not tolerated in Facebook

Did you like the feature on Facebook that appeared last month, that let you share links to torrents listed on The Pirate Bay? You did? Well tough, because Facebook have binned it, citing respect for copyright. This may have something to do with quite a few companies getting in a right old state about it.

'Facebook respects copyrights and our Terms of Service prohibits placement of "Share on Facebook" links on sites that contain any content that is infringing,' said Facebook spokesman Barry Schmidt.

'Given the controversy surrounding The Pirate Bay and the pending lawsuit against them, we’ve reached out to The Pirate Bay and asked them to remove the "Share on Facebook" links from their site. The Pirate Bay has not responded and so we have blocked their torrents from being shared on Facebook.' Booooooooo.

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