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MPAA-Affiliated Anti-Piracy Group Mysteriously Disappears

While hardly a week passes without news of a file-sharing site or service meeting its demise, it's far more unusual to hear of their adversaries biting the dust. The MPAA has many anti-piracy affiliates around the world and one of those, a long-standing outfit based in Ireland, was recently linked to the downfall of a large file-sharing site. But now, just a handful of months later, it has completely and inexplicably disappeared.
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Technology : Chris Pirillo (6 years ago)

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