Jul 222010
 
 July 22, 2010  Featured News, Non-U.S., Online

Cyrus Farivar reports:

Internet users across Sweden may soon have a little more anonymity online as this week, members of Sweden’s controversial Pirate Party launched the Pirate ISP, or internet service provider.

The company would be just like any other internet service provider, except that its leaders say that their service would offer more anonymity by not storing its users’ Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, a unique identification number for any computer, mobile phone or other device on the Internet at any given time. IP addresses have been used by law enforcement around the world to identify people who are downloading illegal copies of media or who are violating copyrights online.

Read more on Deutsche Welle.

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