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BBC News: Large Ukraine-based BitTorrent site Demonoid shut down

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Aug. 8, 2012, 10:33 a.m. |

Ukrainian authorities have taken down Demonoid.com
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 Ukrainian authorities have taken down Demonoid.com, one of the world's largest torrent file-sharing sites. Investigators from the country's Ministry of Internal Affairs raided the data centre that was hosting the website's servers. Torrents allow users to download music, video and other internet content by downloading small bits of files from others' computers at the same time.

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