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The Pirate Bay Adds User Deletion Interface

The Pirate Bay logo www.thepriatebay.orgThe Pirate Bay adds “user deletion” to its bittorrent file sharing service.

The Pirate Bay, the world’s largest BitTorrent tracker, announced today it is adding a user deletion interface.

The user deletion feature comes in the wake the recent announcement of the potential sale and subsequent of death of The Pirate Bay by Global Gaming Factory X.

Interface Add Meets User Privacy Concerns

User concerns over privacy rights over their accounts forced The Pirate Bay to take the precautionary measure of adding the feature.

Mounting Business Pressures Force Sale

On their blog today, The Pirate Bay cited mounting operational costs to maintain and grow the file sharing service.

“We need to keep the site going and this is the only working alternative. We cannot finance the growth of the site anymore and we cannot back down. The only way is up and this is the only route to that place.”

Read More on The Priate Bay Blog: http://thepiratebay.org/blog/165

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