Mininova Drops Illegal Content, Now Offers Content Distribution Services

by admin November 27, 2009 at 3:18 pm

Site makes change to avoid $7 million fine

Illegal file sharing is the big reason there is so much pressure on file sharing sites leading to legal battles and site closures. Across the globe anti-piracy groups like the MPAA, RIAA, and many more are fighting with all they have to close sites that allow users to share content.

The most notable of the file sharing and torrent sites that has been under attack was The Pirate Bay. The admins of The Pirate Bay openly mocked the agencies that were trying to take the site offline in August going so far as to produce shirts of +10 mockery.

A site similar to The Pirate Bay called Mininova became the next big target in the war against BitTorrent sites in August. Yesterday, Mininova announced that it was being forced to limit its activities to content distribution services only. The site admins wrote in a blog post that Mininova was limiting activities to content distribution only to comply with a court ruling from August.

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