BitTorrent site Demonoid.com downed by Canadian record industry
‘Your move freeloaders, eh?’
Popular BitTorrent site Demonoid.com has been taken offline after legal threats to its webhost by the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA).
A message on the Demonoid front page reads: “The CRIA threatened the company renting the servers to us, and because of this it is not possible to keep the site online. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for your understanding.”
According to Demonoid’s IRC channel, the BitTorrent trackers themselves have not been affected by the latest legal sabre rattling, and it’s thought the site will return.
Read more: theregister.co.uk