|Manu||Date: Monday, 27-August-2012, 6:18 AM | Message # 1|
|Ukrainian authorities have shut down Demonoid.com, one of the largest websites used to share movie, TV, music and other files with BitTorrent peer-to-peer technology. |
Investigators raided ColoCall, the data centre in Ukraine that hosts Demonoid's servers, last week, sealing the site's servers and copying information off them, reported TorrentFreak, a blog dedicated to covering news and information about file sharing, copyright issues and the BitTorrent protocol.
TorrentFreak was started in 2005 by a Dutch blogger and has about 150,000 regular users who subscribe to its RSS feed, according to the site. It also posts file-sharing-related updates on Twitter, where it has about 30,000 followers.
The raid came a few days after a large denial-of-service attack overloaded Demonoid servers and crippled the site.
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