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Source: TorrentFreak - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hacks/Cracks Interesting copyright case is really heating up. What do you think about this case? Do you use bittorrent? Do you think that even without Pirate Bay copyrighted material will still be easy through bittorrent?

Pirate Bay judge Tomas Norström’s objectivity has already been called into doubt because of his ties to national and international pro-copyright lobby groups. Now, one of the defense lawyers says he has uncovered another scandal and claims to have evidence that Norström wasn’t assigned to the case randomly, as should be the case according to court procedure.

In recent weeks we have written about the Pirate Bay judge’s ties to various national and international pro-copyright groups. Because of his involvement with these groups the lawyers of the defendants have asked for a retrial, and according to some legal experts, they just might have a chance of achieving that. Meanwhile, the evidence against the judge is stacking up.

Peter Sunde, Pirate Bay’s spokesperson has pointed out that Norström’s appointment to the TPB case might be set up. In Sweden - like in most other countries - a judge is usually appointed to a case randomly. However, not with the Pirate Bay trial according to defense lawyer Per E Samuelson.

Read this full article at TorrentFreak

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