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TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard (2013)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 8 February 2013 (Sweden)
An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Gottfrid Svartholm ... Himself
Peter Sunde ... Himself
Fredrik Neij ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Althin ... Himself - Peter's Lawyer
Anna ... Herself - Video Blogger
Fanny ... Herself - Gottfrid's Friend
Carl Lundström ... Himself - Fredrik's former employer, the 4th defendant
Jonas Nilsson ... Himself - Fredrik's Lawyer
Tomas Norström ... Himself - District Court Judge
Henrik Pontén ... Himself - The Anti-Piracy Bureau
Rasmus ... Himself - The Pirate Bureau
André Rickardsson ... Himself - Ex-SAPO / Swedish Security Service agent & IT expert
Håkan Roswall ... Himself - State Prosecutor
Ola Salomonsson ... Himself - Gottfrid's Lawyer
Per E. Samuelsson ... Himself - Lundström's Lawyer
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An intellectual freedoms documentary based around the interpersonal triumphs, and defeats of the three main characters against the largest industry in the known universe. The media industry.

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The Pirate Bay documentary began as a crowd-funded Kickstarter project in 2010, and was uploaded to all of the main torrenting websites (including The Pirate Bay) upon launch of the film. See more »

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Professor Roger Wallis: I support copyright, but only if it has a function of encouraging creativity, or economic incitement, or is an incentive to create. Not the way copyright is developing now, as a huge control mechanism for people who sit on large swathes of rights.
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Great documentary
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Excellent story about real people taking the blame for dinosaurs failure to evolve. It is amazing too see how different generations fail to communicate. Please give the power and money back to the artists, make them understand they have to work to have an income, that culture is a commodity that is cheap because of the extreme supply and abolish the right to own other peoples copyrights.

Simon Klose makes an objective documentation of our time and puts the people ahead of the story. This is not a film in the end about piracy, it is a film about however unlikely an insurgent, an ideologist and a techie ended up together against the rest of the organised world. About individual loss but the win of a just cause.


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