December 19, 2004
TorrentBits.org and SuprNova.org Go Dark
Why do I care? The bittorrent protocol is a wonderful medium of distributed computing, however, its being misused to share copyrighted material is illegal, unethical, and regrettable.
Many open source projects are distributed using bittorrent, a trend which is sure to continue.Here’s the story per Slashdot.org:
Numerous people wrote in with similar stories: “Without providing a reason, both of these sites have shut down: SuprNova.org and TorrentBits.org.” We mentioned a few days ago that the MPAA was going after Bittorrent sites.
Source: Slashdot © 2004 SlashdotPosted by akvalley at December 19, 2004 03:13 PM | TrackBack