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Isohunt shut down

Organisers insist it is only temporary
Wed Jan 17 2007, 08:27
TORRENT site Isohunt has been shut down after its primary ISP pulled the plug without any warning.

A spokesIsohunt said that the shut down was probably as a result of a lawsuit being bought against it by the music industry for piracy.

It cannot be sure as the person who the outfit needs to talk to is not at work today. Isohunt thinks that it will be online again tomorrow once it sorts out the mess with its current ISP or gets new hardware at another ISP.

It suggests that if its punters want torrents in the meantime they should try searching on Google with the extension torrent. Google has not been subject to any attention from the recording industry and this is a bit of a bone of contention. µ


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