BitTorrent search engine BTJunkie has abruptly shut down its website, giving its users a short and sweet goodbye: "We've decided to voluntarily shut down. We've been fighting for years for your right to communicate, but it's time to move on." It appears likely that the move was a defensive maneuver in response to law enforcement's takedown of the Megaupload site in January, accompanied with several arrests. If that's the case, BTJunkie is hardly alone in reacting to the Megaupload drama -- although its response is probably among the most drastic.
The writing is on the wall. If you keep running torrent sights the authorities are going to throw you in prison and take away your possessions. It is better to shut yourself down and live a life of luxury than to become the next Mr. Dotcom.
by Laurel Rogers6 years ago
I know this is a noobie sort of question, but bear with me-is it recommended to shut down your computer when you're done with the thing or do you simply let it 'sleep?'Thanks!
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Prosecuting malicious conservative republican politicians in congress for attempting to Shut Down OUR Tax-Payer-Funded United States Government is long over due ~ If there are no consequences for their irrationally...
by Whitney8 years ago
I have seen a number of people lately reporting Google has shut them down. For those of you have had your accounts reinstated, did you get the cash pending in your account for that month before you were shut down? Or...
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