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Popular BitTorrent Site Shuts Down
2012-02-07 05:28:07

In the wake of the forced shutdown of the popular BitTorrent website MegaUpload and the aggressive prosecution of its founders some two weeks ago, another site BTJunkie has closed its digital doors amid fears of similar reprisals from federal prosecutors. In a statement to users on its website, BTJunkie explained that the move was quasi-voluntary. “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...

2012-02-01 11:00:00

Smartsheet´s online project management app now links files from Box, providing project context to documents Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Whether you manage client projects, team task lists, deal rooms, operational processes, or other types of work, it just became easier to share information and collaborate with others. Smartsheet.com, a leading online project management tool provider today announced a new product integration with Box´s popular cloud collaboration and...

MegaUpload User Data Safe For A Few More Weeks
2012-01-31 09:21:35

Legitimate data files stored on file-sharing website MegaUpload will remain safe from deletion through at least mid-February, an attorney for the alleged piracy site confirmed today. The news comes a day after prosecutors warned that user data would begin being deleted as early as Thursday, according to various media reports. The Associated Press reported yesterday that access to the site was currently blocked and seven employees of the service, as well as the founder, are facing charges...

Data On MegaUpload Could Be Deleted This Week
2012-01-30 07:02:11

Those who used recently closed down file-sharing website MegaUpload for legitimate reasons, such as backing up business documents or other important files, take note -- prosecutors are warning that user data may begin being deleted as early as Thursday, according to various media reports. According to the Associated Press (AP), access to the website is currently blocked, and its founder and six other individuals face charges for helping to spread millions of illegal movies, songs,...

Other Sites Shut Down US File Sharing Services
2012-01-23 10:01:45

File-sharing site FileSonic announced today it has disabled “all sharing functionality” on its website, after the arrest of a rival service´s CEO and a possible attempt to avoid allegations of online piracy. File-sharing community Uploaded.to has also shut down its US file-sharing traffic, but remains accessible outside the US. If you attempt to access Uploaded.to from a US IP address you are now greeted with a message saying “Our service is currently unavailable in...

Feds Shut Down Megaupload
2012-01-20 06:16:11

Megaupload, one of the top file-sharing websites on the internet, was shut down as the US Justice Department and FBI arrested the founder and several company officials. CEO Kim Dotcom, also known as Kim Schmitz and Mathias Ortmann Chief Technology Officer were arrested in Auckland, New Zealand as well as Bram van der Kolk head of programming and Finn Batato chief marketing officer at the request of the United States government. Julius Bencko, the site´s graphic designer, Sven...

2012-01-13 13:10:00

ISL Online, the global online collaboration software provider, launched a new version of enterprise remote access software, ISL AlwaysOn 2.0, which introduces unlimited file sharing and allows remote users to work on the same files. Swindon, UK (PRWEB UK) 13 January 2012 ISL Online, the global online collaboration software provider, has released a new version of enterprise remote access software, ISL AlwaysOn 2.0, which introduces unlimited file sharing and extends some other capabilities...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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