After the closure of MegaUpload last month, another iconic site is closing: BTJunkie. BTJunkie was the fifth P2P tracker site. This is what appears on the site:
2005 – 2012
This is the end of the line my friends. The decision does not come easy, but we’ve decided to voluntarily shut down. We’ve been fighting for years for your right to communicate, but it’s time to move on. It’s been an experience of a lifetime, we wish you all the best!
Are these two events correlated ? Is this correlated to the signature of the ACTA ? To the best of our knowledge, BTJunkie was not under any current legal suit.
The PirateBay is still active. They will replace torrent-files by magnets on the 29th February. Another movement in this arena. (I’ll come back on this one later)