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New Grooveshark whacked, but soon pops up again

When someone connected to Grooveshark claimed to have relaunched the site, we predicted swift legal action to whack this particular mole – even though, as it turned out, the site was less a new Grooveshark than a cloned...
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New ‘Grooveshark’ is actually a reskinned MP3Juices

We weren’t surprised at the news that someone had cloned Grooveshark earlier this week following the streaming service’s shutdown. But, as TorrentFreak has uncovered, it turns out that the site is actually a reskin of...
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Major labels sue filesharing site MP3Skull

Music filesharing site MP3Skull is being sued by all of the major labels, in a lawsuit filed with the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida that describes the site’s scale of infringement as “enormous”....
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Filesharing site RapidShare shutting down next month

Once one of the most popular filesharing sites, RapidShare has announced that it is shutting down at the end of March. “Kindly note that RapidShare will stop the active service on March 31st, 2015,” explained a note...
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KickassTorrents site dodging domain seizures

Another not-quite-victory in the war against piracy: people using popular filesharing site KickassTorrents now have to type ‘.to’ rather than ‘.so’ on the end of its domain name. Well, we did say not-quite-victory. 
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The Pirate Bay relaunches, despite admins row

Filesharing site The Pirate Bay has been promising a phoenix-like rebirth on 1 February for a few weeks now, in response to being taken offline after a recent police raid in Sweden. As it turned out, the site returned on...
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FilesTube filesharing site aims to go legit

Filesharing site FilesTube is one of the most prominent in Google’s list of sites attracting copyright notices, with more than 10m so far received by its search engine. What’s more, FilesTube is blocked by ISPs in the...