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Stream-Ripping Giant Convert2MP3 Settles With Music Industry and Shuts Down

The music industry has booked another victory in its efforts to shutter YouTube converter sites, also known as stream-rippers. Following legal action in Germany, Convert2MP3 has signed a settlement agreement with music groups IFPI and BVMI. The site will shut down immediately and pay an undisclosed amount as financial compensation. The music industry views stream-ripping […]

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File-Sharing Giant Openload Has its Domain Suspended

Openload, one of the largest file-hosting sites on the Internet, has lost control over its main domain name. The Openload.co domain is been suspended, presumably by the registrar Tucows, and is currently marked with a serverHold status code. On top of that, Openload’s official status page is unreachable as well. With millions of regular visitors, […]

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Movie Piracy Giant Egy.best Shuts Down

One of the most-visited movie piracy sites in the world shut down this week. Egy.best, which was extremely popular in Arabic speaking countries, threw in the towel without any further explanation, leaving millions of movie and TV-show fans behind. To most people in the West, Egy.best may not ring a bell, but in Arabic speaking […]