‘The Pirate Bay AFK‘ aka ‘TPB AFK‘, the hugely awaited documentary film by Simon Klose, based on the lives of the three founders of The Pirate Bay – Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij and Gottfrid Svartholm has been released just now and is available for download (for Free of course)!
The whole movie is being released under creative commons license on many BitTorrent sites, including The Pirate Bay. Simon Klose had raised over $50,000 for the movie website via a Kickstarter campaign, back in August 2010. He took more than four years to film the documentary, which should throw more light on the creation and maintenance of one of the most popular torrent sites in the world. The movie is 1 hour 25 minutes long and features the three co-founders playing themselves on the screen.
TPB AFK documents the struggles of the three co-founders during their trials in Sweden up until the final verdict. Though the movie isn’t expected to reveal unknown facts about the site of the founders, it does provide some insights into what really transpired during those monstrous trials.
At the time of writing, the website was throwing 501 error, thanks to immense load on the server. But one can download the movie (legally!) via TPB (and can share legally as well), with an option to choose between 1080p, 720p and 480p versions.
Those who prefer to stream rather, here is the YouTube link for ‘The Pirate Bay Away from Keyboard‘
For those who like to donate and support the creators, they can buy the DVD version of the Documentary (for $23) or buy the digital version ($10) or simply make online donations via their official website.