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Old 01-19-12, 05:13 PM
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FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

Via FBI.gov

This is a Mega win for the anime industry.
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It's funny how many of the commenters on Crunchyroll are PISSED:

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-new...vice-shut-down
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

I was very happy to learn about this yesterday. I really hope it has a big positive impact on the US Anime Industry.
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Those "maximum" charges are overkill.
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

The fallout from this is huge. VideoZer.com & Videobb.com both clones of Megavideo.com deleted almost everything.

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Several high-profile file-hosting websites have moved to block file sharing or other features, in the days following the American government's shutdown of the site MegaUpload.

FileSonic's front page now states, "All sharing functionality on FileSonic is now disabled. Our service can only be used to upload and retrieve files that you have uploaded personally." Another service, Fileserve, has enacted identical measures. Yet another file locker site, Uploaded.to, has blocked American access entirely. Several other sites, including Filejungle, 4shared, and Uploadstation, have been reported to be deleting premium accounts and affiliate programs.
I have also not seen a video hosed by "zshare" this week, all links I find the files are gone.
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

Originally Posted by chrisc31
The fallout from this is huge. VideoZer.com & Videobb.com both clones of Megavideo.com deleted almost everything.
I noticed one of the fansub groups is no longer offering direct downloads (just torrents). I guess their two main file sharing sites (Fileserve & Filesonic) have closed the accounts.
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

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I noticed one of the fansub groups is no longer offering direct downloads (just torrents). I guess their two main file sharing sites (Fileserve & Filesonic) have closed the accounts.
Other services operated by Fileserve are Uploadstation, Filejungle, VideoBB and Videozer.

searching the internet it looks like they are closing everyone's accounts.
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

Saw this on an anime board:

Here's a recap of what's happening right now:

- MegaUpload - Closed.
- FileServe - Closed. Does not sell premium.
- FileJungle - Deleting files. Locked in the U.S..
- UploadStation - Deleting accounts. Locked in US.
- FileSonic - the news is arbitrary (under FBI investigation).
- Uploading.com - Deleting accounts.
- VideoBB - Closed! would disappear soon.
- Uploaded - Banned U.S. and the FBI went after the owners who are gone.
- FilePost - Deleting all material (so will leave executables, pdfs, txts)
- Videoz - closed and locked in the countries affiliated with the USA.
- 4shared - Deleting files with copyright and waits in line at the FBI.
- MediaFire - Called to testify in the next 90 days and it will open doors pro FBI
- Org torrent - could vanish with everything within 30 days "he is under criminal investigation"
- Network Share mIRC - awaiting the decision of the case to continue or terminate Torrente everything.
- Koshiki - operating 100% Japan will not join the SOUP / PIPA
- Shienko Box - 100% working china / korea will not join the SOUP / PIPA
- ShareX BR - group UOL / BOL / iG say they will join the SOUP / PIPA
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

This is another list that shows what happend

1.Megaupload - Closed, domain ceased by FBI Jan 19, 2012
2.Fileserve - Account deletion and affiliation program terminating Jan 20, 2012
3.File Jungle - (Owned by Fileserve) Deleting multiple files. Testing out blocking some USA IP addresses. Jan 21, 2012
4.Upload Station - (Owned by Fileserve) Deleting multiple files. Testing out blocking some USA IP addresses. Jan 21, 2012
5.VideoBB - Closed affiliate program Jan 21, 2012
6.4shared - Deleting files left and right Jan 21, 2012
7.VideoZer - closed affiliate program Jan 21, 2012
8.Uploaded - Blocked in the USA Jan 22, 2012
9.Filesonic - No Filesharing, strictly private for the time being Jan 22, 2012
10.Filepost - Started suspending accounts with infringing material Jan 22, 2012
11.Videobb - Closed affiliate program. Jan 22, 2012
12.X7.to - Closed Serve. Jan 24, 2012
13.UploadBox - Closed Serve. Jan 30, 2012
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Re: FBI Shuts Down Megavideo.com

The fallout from this is still effecting more sites, untill this weekend "videoweed", "novamov", "divxstage", "movshare", and "stagero" still had an affiliate program and now some say they are Under Maintenance. I am sure more websites I don't know about are down.

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BTJunkies has put a sock in it as well.

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