This post is not related to any assignment but should be of interest to anyone currently planning their future in the field of digital Media as it pretty well sets the stage for things to come. For those unfamiliar with what happened with Megaupload, check out the link in this article and search around for news relating to the shutdown of Megaupload and you might just see how big a deal all this has become.

BTJunkie Voluntarily Shuts Down

Torrent search engine BTjunkie is the latest file-sharing service to fall on its sword in the wake of the Megaupload sting. BTjunkie, one of the largest BitTorrent indexes, decided to shut down voluntarily.

A statement on the website reads, “This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but 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’s been an experience of a lifetime, we wish you all the best!”

The site was never directly targeted by copyright holders, an unnamed BTJunkie founder told… CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE.

 From: Wired U.K.

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