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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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Simon Klose
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Complete credited cast:
Gottfrid Svartholm Gottfrid Svartholm ... Self
Peter Sunde Peter Sunde ... Self
Fredrik Neij ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Althin Peter Althin ... Self - Peter's Lawyer
Anna Anna ... Self - Video Blogger
Fanny Fanny ... Self - Gottfrid's Friend
Carl Lundström Carl Lundström ... Self - Fredrik's former employer, the 4th defendant
Jonas Nilsson Jonas Nilsson ... Self - Fredrik's Lawyer
Tomas Norström Tomas Norström ... Self - District Court Judge
Henrik Pontén Henrik Pontén ... Self - The Anti-Piracy Bureau
Rasmus Rasmus ... Self - The Pirate Bureau
André Rickardsson André Rickardsson ... Self - Ex-SAPO / Swedish Security Service agent & IT expert
Håkan Roswall Håkan Roswall ... Self - State Prosecutor
Ola Salomonsson Ola Salomonsson ... Self - Gottfrid's Lawyer
Per E. Samuelsson Per E. Samuelsson ... Self - 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 »

Quotes

One of the lawyers: How did you meet Fredrik and Gottfrid?
Peter Sunde: I don't remember, but I assume it was in a chat room on the internet.
One of the lawyers: When was the first time you met IRL?
Peter Sunde: We don't use the expression IRL. We say AFK. But that's another issue. But, I don't remember that either.
Tomas Norström - District Court Judge: Got to know each other IRL? What is that?
One of the lawyers: In Real Life.
Peter Sunde: We don't like that expression. We say AFK - Away From Keyboard. We think that the internet is for real.
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Great documentary
8 February 2013 | by StoffeSee all my reviews

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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