Ukraine Takes Down Demonoid As A Gift To The US Government

from the another-one-down dept

It's becoming all too common that when the US has some sort of diplomatic event going on with another country, that country pulls some sort of stunt as a "peace offering" of sorts to US diplomats. We saw it with Colombia rushing through its own version of SOPA right before a visit from Obama. And now, the Ukraine appears to have seized Demonoid with the timing designed to coincide with Deputy Prime Minister Valery Khoroshkovsky‘s first trip to the US. Demonoid may well be breaking the law (we'll wait for the details on that, though the report claims that the site was careful to stay on the right side of Ukrainian law), but the timing is once again suspicious, as is the willingness of other countries to kowtow to US diplomatic pressure in cases like this.


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    Mason Wheeler (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:41pm

    Seized by the government?

    Huh. I had heard they were down due to being under a massive DDOS attack. When did this happen?

     

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      pixelpusher220 (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:45pm

      Re: Seized by the government?

      Uh, today? ;-)

       

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      Ninja (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:54pm

      Re: Seized by the government?

      They were. And there are suspicions that during the attack they got hacked. The attack itself went unabated for days which suggest organization and resources behind it. Summary: govt sponsored.

      Ah, US, seems you can't stop pissing off the rest of the world can you? Then you complain when ppl throw bombs and planes at you.

       

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      That Anonymous Coward (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:59pm

      Re: Seized by the government?

      The DDOS was huge and covered up an intrusion into the system.
      Then a few days after they redirected the traffic to a scammy ad serving site (nothing like getting the DDOS people to give you impression money) then it stopped.
      Then they raided the provider, and funny they were just about to have high level meetings with Ron Kirk who just happened to put Demonoid on the 301 report as being a huge den of scum and villainy.
      There was an unconfirmed report the Admin of Demonoid was arrested in Mexico on the authority of the President.

      So who wonders what former eastern bloc country is trying to get some special treatment from the Trade Representative, who thinks the public is to stupid to understand secret treaties that the cartels get to read but Congress can not.

      I guess Megaupload wasn't a big enough screw up.

       

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        Ninja (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:02pm

        Re: Re: Seized by the government?

        Megaupload, Richard (UK), Demonoid...

        The US is a disgusting country.

         

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          SujaOfJauhnral (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:05pm

          Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

          Tell me about it, somedays I really wanna leave, but where the hell would I go?

           

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            Zakida Paul (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:14pm

            Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

            You might have more freedoms in Syria or Iran.

             

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              Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 4:23pm

              Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

              Why not pull up stakes and go? Let us know how it works out for you.

               

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                Zakida Paul (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 4:39pm

                Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

                You do realise I was joking, right?

                 

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                  Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 5:40pm

                  Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

                  Umm, yeah but am weary of the incessant whining about how bad things are in the States. Try living elsewhere for awhile for a little perspective.

                   

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                    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 6:44pm

                    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

                    Are you saying Germany, UK, Finland, Sweden, France, Italy, Japan, Australia, Canada, Brazil are bad places?

                    I hope you have lived abroad, because if you had you would know that there nice places to live around the world, this is not an "American" thing only.

                     

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                      Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 7:26am

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                      I've lived in Germany, travelled extensively in the UK, France, Italy, Sweden, Canada and have visited Japan as well as other places not on the list. In terms of personal freedom, economic and educational opportunity and quality of life- none hold a candle to the US.

                       

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                        PaulT (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 7:44am

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                        Nice subjective analysis you have there. Mine differs to some degree. Do you want to cite some resources, or are you just pretending that your personal experience outweighs those of others?

                        Having lived in the US, I can honestly say that some aspects of life are definitely worse than life in other countries I've resided in. But, I'm not going to pretend that makes the US worse or other countries "better" based on a single person's experience. There might be hyperbole above, but your comments are no better unless you want to quantify them.

                         

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                      Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 9:07am

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                      Brazil? Germany? UK? France? No doubt. Ok, I admit that Brazil isn't too bad of a place - yet -, since I live here.

                      Why no Switzerland? That's likely the only place I would want to go.

                       

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                    JMT (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:26am

                    Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

                    There are plenty of countries you could live in that will give a little perspective on how bad the US is becoming.

                     

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                    Ninja (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 3:25am

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                    I'm in Brazil and I don't plan to move, despite the problems. The US are a better place to live if you consider the overall at the moment. But the path they are walking right now is very dangerous. And I don't worry about being bombed because so far Brazil Govt has done (mostly) right with international relations.

                     

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                    Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 4:32am

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                    Yeah, because things are worse in other places on the planet, let's not fix things that are a problem where you are. There are people who don't get running water; let's not fix that leaky water pipe in the basement! Things could be MUCH worse; if you don't like it then just up and move!

                    What a thorough douchenozzle.

                     

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            Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:16pm

            Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

            As the joke goes - give me another globe!

             

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              Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:33pm

              Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

              But Brain, how to get other people to the Papier-mâché Earth?

              Give them a free T-shirt of course.

               

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            Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 6:56pm

            Re: ... but where the hell would I go?

            Come to New Zealand, and help us resist the US’s attempts to extradite Kim Dotcom.

             

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            Ninja (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 3:26am

            Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

            If u choose Brazil we can discuss that ;))

             

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            weneedhelp (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 9:48am

            Re: Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

            Our children will have a bloody revolution on their hands.

             

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          That Anonymous Coward (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:49pm

          Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

          No the people who purchased influence of the US Government are disgusting.

           

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          athe, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:58pm

          Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

          Any sites starting with E and R better watch out.

          MURDER: (M)ega(U)pload, (R)ichard, (D)emonoid...

           

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          Wally (profile), Aug 8th, 2012 @ 7:50am

          Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

          Not us, just our politicians. I seldom used Demonoid except for getting the latest version of a Nintendo 64 emulator known as Project 64. The only other "pirating" I did was for the original American McGee's Alice which, at the time was not Abailible except for my lucky find at my local Good Will thrift store.

          Thank God my source of NES, SNES, Sega Genisus, MAME, and N64 is still availible.

          It's sad to see Demonoid go too because there was also a lot of old software preservation going on there....like the Mactimtosh Garden or Home of the Underdogs.

           

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          SoulSeeker (profile), Aug 24th, 2012 @ 7:17am

          Re: Re: Re: Seized by the government?

          I am and AMERICAN, not a GOVERNMENT. Don't say US or USA and refer to all of us AMERICANS. The government is NOT what we are they are not what we the AMERICAN people want controlling OUR country. Only a matter of time until the traitors called congress senate and the White House will be dealt with. We have the right to defend out county even when it is attacked from within as is happening with the so called government. I stand with my Fellow AMERICANS together we are one and united we are UNBEATABLE!

           

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        Wally, Aug 8th, 2012 @ 8:16am

        Re: Re: Seized by the government?

        I find it fascinating that the Ukraine brought down Demonoid by illegal means. Demonoid isn't exactly the legal angel (mostly a ghost in pergatory), but the Ukraine did something even more illegal to bring it down, and it sent people to a scam advertising site. I wonder if these cyber security laws being pushed here in the US will make it tougher to do that.

        President Obama's Administration has a lot of Richard Nixon in it. Extreme use of executive privilege to cover up legal gaffes sound a lot like Nixon to me.

         

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    ChurchHatesTucker (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:46pm

    This will be interesting

    Does the Ukrainian gov't have a web presence?

     

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      Wally (profile), Aug 8th, 2012 @ 8:04am

      Re: This will be interesting

      Yes they do. Roughly 30% of the world's SPAM e-mails came from the Ukraine. Another 15% is from Russia, and not sure of the other 55%. They were also the home of one of the World's largest bot-nets.


      I'm going to miss Demonoid because they were the only place that I knew of that removed Torrent hashes and links to torrents that contained viruses or Trojans.

       

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 2:57pm

    "the timing is once again suspicious, as is the willingness of other countries to kowtow to US diplomatic pressure in cases like this"

    We won't mention the U.S. governments willingness to bend over for the recording industry.

     

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      Keroberos (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:05pm

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      Yeah, But at least the US government has the excuse of huge brib...er...campaign contributions, and the promise of lucrative employment once retired. What's in it for all these other governments?

       

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:16pm

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      We won't mention the U.S. governments willingness to bend over for the recording industry.

      You have a valid and equally important point, but keep in mind that no matter how senselessly rabid the MPAA/RIAA become or how gleefully eager the U.S. Gov't is to bend over for them, things like the O'Dwyer extradition and the Megaupload raid would have been stopped cold a long time ago if the locals had been willing to stand up to the U.S. and assert the sovereignty of their own nation and their own laws. The governments of NZ and the UK are just as at fault as the government of the US for allowing the US to run roughshod over them.

       

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      Michael, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 5:59pm

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      its not like they are bending over for another party, they are one and the same at this point.

       

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    Zos (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:02pm

    from the torrentfreak article (they actually hear from the demonoid guy once in awhile)-
    (not an exact quote)
    it looks like the site was DDOS'd, at roughly the same time, the servers were penetrated. A few days later the ukranian police show up and confiscate the hardware.

    At least they didn't get the admin.

    With demonoid beta so close to going live there's probably a good chance that backups exit. Much respect to him, maybe he can work out a deal like the bay to get hosting with some political cover somewhere.

     

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      Ninja (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:03pm

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      I do hope Demonoid makes a comeback just to mock the Ukranian authorities and the US. Hopefully he covered his steps and Mexico is just a decoy.

       

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    Zos (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:02pm

    exist*

     

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    Milton Freewater, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:12pm

    Chilling

    Demonoid connected its users one of the world's great libraries of obscure, forgotten and unavailable art. It was a remarkable resource, and the people who did this hate culture and hate our species. I wish its founders the best and I look forward to their return.

     

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 8:35pm

      Re: Chilling

      Dude, don't kid yourself. While they DID have older video games and whatnot that you can't buy anymore, they also had a LOT of new stuff as well. Pirating NEW content just to get out of paying for it isn't my idea of "obscure, forgotten and unavailable" art.

       

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        Zos (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 8:52pm

        Re: Re: Chilling

        even you admit "yes they had the older stuff too".

        They had tons of material that isn't really easily findable anywhere else. I agree with the above. Much respect to the demonoid admin, and may all involved in the take down get aids.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 11:03pm

        Re: Re: Chilling

        LoLCats will rape and pillage your intellectual property dude, get over it.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 11:11pm

        Re: Re: Chilling

        "The site was a great library of obscure, forgotten and unavailable art, BUT THEY ALSO HAD JACK AND JILL! They deserve to rot in jail and get raped, just like the criminal scum they are!

         

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        PaulT (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:38am

        Re: Re: Chilling

        "While they DID have older video games and whatnot that you can't buy anymore, they also had a LOT of new stuff as well."

        Yes, we know your attitude - it's OK for all art that doesn't currently turn a profit to disappear from the face of the Earth, because there's profit to be had for other stuff. I'm sorry if we disagree.

        "Pirating NEW content just to get out of paying for it isn't my idea of "obscure, forgotten and unavailable" art."

        In your rush to attack based on assumptions, you missed the fact that it's probably not Milton's idea of it either.

        It's amazing. After years of AC attacks with the same answers in response, you're still incapable of understanding that people can both be critical of the industry and of the pirates at the same time - criticism of one does not mean support of the other.

        In this case, the question is why Demonoid are so much better at storing and distributing the older art. Yes, funding/profitability might be an issue, but everything else from licencing to region restrictions to format are not only within the industry's control, but a deliberate artificial construct that's no longer fit for modern business. By addressing that issue, the industry can not only streamline its own models, but remove one of the many justifications for piracy. If only you'd give that a shot rather than launch attacks and ignore any point raised by the "other side".

         

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          weneedhelp (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 9:54am

          Re: Re: Re: Chilling

          "criticism of one does not mean support of the other."

          You are either with us, or the terrorists.

          Pretty much the thought process there.

           

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        bratwurzt (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 2:16am

        Re: Re: Chilling

        Yeah but they didn't pirate it - they distributed it for free. There's a difference.

         

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        Ninja (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 3:31am

        Re: Re: Chilling

        Yes, because nothing can be used for unlawful purposes.

        Obviously it would help if said law (copyrights) was respected by the vast majority of the population. Hint: it isn't respected.

         

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          weneedhelp (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 9:54am

          Re: Re: Re: Chilling

          Copyrights are like speed limits.

           

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            Wally (profile), Aug 8th, 2012 @ 8:29am

            Re: Re: Re: Re: Chilling

            Early forms of DRM prevent preservation. The original version of Lenmings you had a pair of green glasses. Each time you started the game, it displayed one of the lemmings and asked what page in the manual you found a picture of one of the lemmings on. You needed the green glasses to see both.

             

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:29pm

    When I first saw that Demonoid had been DDoS Attacked, along with some other hacks. I could only think of a litte company called Aiplex. So odd a DDoS attack then the servers are served, and Demonoid is no more.

     

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    Spencer (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:31pm

    I normally don't go so far as to say "Fuck you, U.S. government", but this time, I can't think of anything better to say.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:37pm

    I read it as

    Ukraine Takes A Dump

     

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    phlynhi (profile), Aug 6th, 2012 @ 3:48pm

    Ugh. That's all I can say. The Ukraine government bending over to the US government who's bending over for the ***IAA. Like the movie "Centipede," but gross and disturbing...

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 4:17pm

    So, is this that "cyberwar" the US has been going on about? That huge army budget spent on DDoS/hack attacks on whatever sites Hollywood doesn't like?

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 4:28pm

    All these comments, and not a single one willing to admit that what the site was doing was illegal.

    Amazing. I didn't know that an Egyptian river ran all the way to the Ukraine.

     

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 4:32pm

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      Again, as has been pointed out before, what may be illegal in the United States isn't necessarily illegal in other parts of the world.

      You can't make the rest of the world follow U.S. law, and actions such as this, done at the behest of U.S. companies, do nothing to endear the U.S. to the rest of the world or make people respect whatever rights you may have. If you aren't willing to respect the rule of law in other nations, why should they respect your copyright?

       

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        bratwurzt (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 2:19am

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        You can't make the rest of the world follow U.S. law

        Though US is trying its best to do just that.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 9:41am

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        Really...from the comments here, it would seem very easy.

        Or perhaps that's not what's going on at all.

        It's amazing how once a person reaches a conclusion, all of the past evidence points to that same conclusion.

        Review the evidence again.

        U.S. govt...hah...if only it were that simple.

         

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 5:02pm

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      The issue is that the gulf between what has become illegal and what is considered immoral has widened to Pacific-ocean-level extremes. If U.S. copyright law were enforced to the letter every single individual in the U.S would probably be in jail.

      When the law makes singing "Happy Birthday" at Chuck-E-Cheese for your kid illegal it's very hard to take the moral high ground on the law's side. I personally believe the enforcement of outdated business models for dying industries by using scare tactics and fines against small businesses is immoral, yet the "law" is on their side.

      I'll admit what they were doing is illegal once you admit what the entertainment industry is doing is immoral. And I'll follow my conscience over bureaucracy any day. Can you say the same?

       

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        Ophelia Millais (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:01am

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        Why would you admit what they were doing was illegal? They hosted torrent files, a message board, and a torrent tracker. None of those things are in and of themselves illegal.

         

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      Ninja (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 3:35am

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      All these comments, and not a single one willing to admit that what the site was doing was illegal.

      Because he wasn't doing anything illegal in the UK. As pointed ad nauseam the keyword here is Jurisdiction. I'm sure you'd love to be judged by the sharia right? After all any non-Islamic breaks that law every single day.

      Do us a favor and shut up.

       

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 6th, 2012 @ 11:23pm

    Admin said he's got back-ups, it might take some time, but it will be back online.

     

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:26am

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      LOL

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Saeed_al-Sahhaf

      Btw, I love how the Googafia PR people told everyone to describe the shutdown as a "Gift to the US Government"; almost every article uses the exact same wording.

      You people should have let legislation pass; that way you could have had some oversight. But no.

      Now this war is going to be fought behind the scenes using nefarious tactics and there isn't a goddamn thing you can do about it. Karma's a bitch.

       

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        PaulT (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:44am

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        "Googafia"

        Really?

        "You people should have let legislation pass; that way you could have had some oversight."

        Really?

        "Now this war is going to be fought behind the scenes using nefarious tactics and there isn't a goddamn thing you can do about it."

        The fact that you think this is a "war" speaks volumes, and I'm sure it will be just as successful as every other "war" your country has launched on concepts.

        "Karma's a bitch."

        ...and the sooner it hits you, the better.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:01am

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        Still haven't seen a physiologist I see. You need to find one fast, your sick obsession with the lives of others has reached paranoid, delusional, and psychotic proportions. Seek help.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:38am

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        Your insistence that SOPA would have helped matters is bullshit. Even the RIAA privately admitted that SOPA would not have helped.

        Care to try to be wrong again?

         

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        bratwurzt (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 2:21am

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        Google conspiracy nut. Moving on.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 2:51am

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        May the LolCats have mercy on your soul.

         

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 4:27am

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        "Btw, I love how the Googafia PR people told everyone to describe the shutdown as a "Gift to the US Government"; almost every article uses the exact same wording."

        You are aware, Google isn't the one reporting this, right?

        There is no Google conspiracy.

        "You people should have let legislation pass; that way you could have had some oversight. But no."

        The people DO NOT have to let anything pass. And in fact, the people have very little say in what passes or doesn't. And oversight? HA! Please. There's oversight on a plethora of things that get abused, and that oversight wouldn't have happened. Without that legislation passing, you and your kind still do as you please.

        "Now this war is going to be fought behind the scenes using nefarious tactics and there isn't a goddamn thing you can do about it. Karma's a bitch."

        This isn't a war, idiot. It's telling that you demand others respect the law, but every chance you get your and your kind resort to flaunting it, bending it or outright breaking it. The hypocrisy is strong with your kind.

        And indeed, karma's a bitch. You've been sowing a rather large amount of negative karma for over a decade now, and your actions of the past year have probably sown more than that entire decade combined, when the time comes things will blow up quite horribly and in ways you won't see coming. We'll sit back and laugh then. You think Demonoid being shutdown is some kind of win and all kinds of awesome? While an inconvenience to some, they'll be something else. In the long run, it's another "Mission Accomplished" (ala George Bush's infamous banner). A bone got thrown your way and just like a dog you're drooling all over yourself chewing on it. Just like a dog though, you'll fuck up in your over excitement and the newspaper is going to come down on that nose of yours and bring you back to reality. The people no longer respect you and your kind, the laws you push for are draconian and further showing the people your true colors. Eventually, they're going to push back.

         

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:50am

    ...and the sooner it hits you, the better.

    A little bit of it did, with the Demonoid shutdown.

    Now go die in a fire, Freetard scum.

     

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      Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 12:57am

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      Still using the el reg trademark -tard I see. You lack the creativity of a tick.

      Whats the matter? They banned you there again?

       

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      PaulT (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:03am

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      Still not interested in attacking my actual opinions, huh? That strawman you've been attacking for years is rather tired, why not try reality for a change?

       

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        Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:07am

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        Because he clearly has serious psychological problems. Have you seen the stuff posts here? Sick, twisted, obsessive-compulsive, spam postings.

         

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      Wally (profile), Aug 8th, 2012 @ 8:37am

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      Hello member of the entertainment industry and/or troll. You fail at being human so please shut the fuck up.

       

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    Paul`, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:39am

    Maybe the new Righthaven's services could be employed here.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 1:48am

    according to this comment on ars t, 'Carol Guthrie, a spokesperson for the USTR, e-mailed Ars to say: "My understanding is that neither Demonoid nor the Notorious Markets List was raised at last week’s U.S.-Ukraine Trade and Investment Cooperation Council meeting." '

    does anyone actually believe that there would be even the slightest admission of what/who was spoken about and whether on or off of the Notorious Markets List? we all know what lying arse holes Kirk and his ilk are. this example is no different. instead of keep grabbing ankles, it's about time nations stood up for themselves and their people and told the US exactly where to go and what to do!

     

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      weneedhelp (profile), Aug 7th, 2012 @ 10:02am

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      "it's about time nations stood up for themselves and their people and told the US exactly where to go and what to do!"

      We spend more on war machines than the world combined.
      Sure, you go up to Mike Tyson and tell him to fuck off.

       

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    Anonymous Coward, Aug 7th, 2012 @ 3:07pm

    This thread is hilarious. You people are suggesting the US is going to be bombed because the centuries old law of copyright is finally being enforced online.

    There are some seriously delusional sociopaths that hang out here.

     

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    alternative, Aug 10th, 2012 @ 9:35am

    alternative for demonoid

    Bad news for Demonoid.
    But you can find much safer private trackers if you join torrentinvites.org
    And as we all know, private trackers are MUCH safer than the public trackers (like demonoid)!
    If you want a replacement to Demoniod come to torrentinvites.org

     

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    Ghost, Aug 10th, 2012 @ 12:31pm

    Back during the initial DDoS attack I had been able to trace the packets back to the location of origin but right after I got that info, my computer blue screened and I lost it. Afterward the location started to bounce. I wish I still had the info to publish.
    Demonoid.me is one of my favorite sites and without it and it massive libraries of stored info, it feels weird. PLEASE COME BACK TO US DEMONOID!

     

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