Tag: filesharing site
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...
May 18, 2015
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...
May 7, 2015
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”....
April 21, 2015
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...
February 11, 2015
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.
February 10, 2015
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...
February 2, 2015