Government Shuts Down Torrent Sites; Where Will People Steal Music Now?

The New York Times reported that the Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, seized a number of sites that
“either hosted unauthorized copies of films and music or allowed users
to search for them elsewhere on the Internet.”


According to the ICE, there were
court-ordered seizure warrants against a number of domain names, but there are no additional details available for the ongoing investigation.,, and–all specializing in music–were all seized. At least 70 other sites related to counterfeit clothing, DVDs and other
goods were also seized.

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