Thursday, January 19, 2012
Megaupload Shut Down by U.S. prosecutors, founders, executives arrested
Earlier today, Federal prosecutors completely shut down all aspects of Megaupload.com, one of the world's largest file-sharing sites, seized their servers, and arrested the founders and company executives as part of a massive indictment, charging the company with violating piracy laws. Here is a link to one of many news stories about the seizure. As you likely know, all of the music files posted on this blog were hosted by Megaupload. Thus, as of now, all of the music that was posted here is no longer available. Right now, there is no response from the megaupload website, there is no re-direct, it has just ceased to exist. Whether or not this is permanent, I do not know. We'll just have to see what happens. At some point in the future, I may decide to re-upload my stuff to a different file-sharing site, or not. But, I am not going to do anything about it right now. So, for the time being, music files are no longer available from this site. Please do not ask me to upload them somewhere else right now. I need to see just what is going to be the fall-out from all this, and what it might mean to blogs such as this. Thanks.