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ⓘ Henrik Ponten was a Swedish jurist. He was born in Kalmar, Sweden. He worked for the organization Svenska antipiratbyrån, and was often seen representing the or ..




Henrik Ponten
                                     

ⓘ Henrik Ponten

Henrik Ponten was a Swedish jurist. He was born in Kalmar, Sweden. He worked for the organization Svenska antipiratbyrån, and was often seen representing the organization in the media.

He became well known in Swedish media during the Bahnhof raid and the raid against The Pirate Bay. Ponten studied law at Stockholm University.

In May 2009, a fake application with the Swedish Tax Agency was submitted to change his name to "Pirate Ponten".

In January 2020, Ponten was injured in a bike accident where it left him in a coma. He died on 16 May 2020 in Lidingo, Sweden at the age of 54.

                                     
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