06 Feb '12, 7pm

After Megaupload closure, BTJunkie shuts down

WASHINGTON: BTJunkie, a popular file-sharing indexing site, said on Monday it was voluntarily shutting down, less than three weeks after the US closure of Megaupload in a crackdown on piracy of music, films and other materials. "This is the end of the line my friends," BTJunkie said in a brief message posted on the home page of the site along with the dates of its existence: "2005-2012." "The decision does not come easy, but we've decided to voluntarily shut down," Britain-based BTJunkie said. "We've been fighting for years for your right to communicate, but it's time to move on. "It's been an experience of a lifetime, we wish you all the best!" it said. BTJunkie provided a search engine for Bit Torrent files and was one of the top five torrent sites with "dozens of millions of users a month," according to TorrentFreak, a website which covers file-sharing news. TorrentFrea...

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