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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

British Police Shut Down Illegal File-Sharing Site After Long Investigation

British police, aided by an Interpol investigation, have successfully shut down a private website called Oink, which permitted invitation-only users to find and share music downloads. The website had been in operation for several years and had nearly 200,000 users. Oink aided users in obtaining access to music that had not been released publicly. Read more here in a Guardian article.

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