BTjunkie Closes Down

Geeks Have Landed: The recent closure of Mega Upload and the arrest of it's owner have increased the pressure on many file sharing websites. Today, BTjunkie has closed it's doors.

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BTJunkie shuts down: Are the Feds winning the war?

ExtremeTech: Late last night, the fifth largest BitTorrent search engine — BTJunkie — was voluntarily shut down by its owners. Like Mininova, BTJunkie was set up in the wake of Suprnova’s shutdown in 2005. BTJunkie is survived by its bigger brothers: The Pirate Bay, Torrentz, KickassTorrents, and IsoHunt.

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Torrent search engine BTJunkie voluntarily shuts down

ARS Technica via By Mark Brown, wired.co.uk: Torrent search engine BTjunkie is the latest file-sharing service to fall on its sword in the wake of the Megaupload sting. Junkie, one of the largest BitTorrent indexes, decided to shut down voluntarily.

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C_Menz4494d ago

Smart on their part. Might as well get out while they still can instead of waiting and potentially being jailed or out a lot of cash.

BeastOrange4494d ago

Yes it does give them the option of walk away and fight another day.