US Government Targeting Illegal Music Download and Torrent Sites


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is reportedly cracking down on illegal websites peddling counterfeit products online. U.S. authorities are targeting pirated music websites selling counterfeit goods, after focusing on illegitimate movie download sites for the last five months. TorrentFreak, which is a central point of information about Bit-Torrent file sharing sites, has listed more than 70 sites, which are under federal investigation.

Torrent-Finder was seized without any previous complaint or notice from any court:

Currently a warning message stating, “This site has been seized by ICE—Homeland Security Investigations, pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by a United States District Court,” occurs when the targeted sites are visited.

Better watch what you download!


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