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Update: Demonoid will be taken offline by BREIN

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Jul 2007 19:33 User comments (44)

Update: Demonoid will be taken offline by BREIN It seems BREIN has won their battle against Demonoid although the victory is very limited. Today, BREIN announced that Leaseweb has agreed to reveal the identity of the owner of Demonoid as well as take the site offline, this time for good.
BREIN also revealed that had Leaseweb not complied with their demand, they would have faced a 50,000 Euro fine per day.

"Hosting provider Leaseweb today complied with the demands of Dutch anti-piracy organization BREIN regarding the illegal website Demonoid.com,"
BREIN's press statement reads. "BREIN had summoned Leaseweb in a legal procedure demanding that Demonoid.com would be made inaccessible and the identity details of the owner would be provided to BREIN. The hearing was to take place in the District Court of Amsterdam tomorrow."

"Leaseweb signed a cease-and-desist undertaking which stipulates that it will keep Demonoid offline under penalty of 50.000 Euro per day. In addition Leaseweb supplied the name, address and bank details of their client to BREIN. These actions comply with the demands of BREIN which therefor does not continue with the hearing."


However, Demonoid has been preparing for the move and last week transferred their domain to Canada, so they will not be going offline, at least for the time being. They are also out of the jurisdiction of BREIN now, but the owner's revealed identity may prove damaging.


Source:
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44 user comments

112.7.2007 19:57

brein sucks...

212.7.2007 19:57

brein sucks...

312.7.2007 19:57

brein sucks...

412.7.2007 20:36

but here's the big question. who is more of a d0uche. brein or jack thompson?

512.7.2007 21:02

Moving Demonoid to Canada would bring some unwanted attention to Canada from the Neighboring south.

612.7.2007 21:11

This just in!

It's not going to happen.
Demonoid has as much chance of being taken down as TPB.

712.7.2007 22:17

What people don't realize is that they are not going to win this war on piracy. Only few sites have fallen and millions more took their places. I mean doesn't the world have bigger things to worry about? Like drugs and nuclear warheads?

812.7.2007 22:48
vinny13
Inactive

Now those Americans are going to be all over us!

912.7.2007 23:20

Demonoid should move to Indonesia!
If cops want to arrest you, you just 'buy' them.
You also can 'buy' the judge.
The law is alsa buyable.

1013.7.2007 1:29
dExC
Inactive

Originally posted by DrKePhRiM:
What people don't realize is that they are not going to win this war on piracy. Only few sites have fallen and millions more took their places. I mean doesn't the world have bigger things to worry about? Like drugs and nuclear warheads?
They ain't gonna win on those either.

Leaseweb and Brein sucks
Long live the Demonoid

1113.7.2007 2:10

Originally posted by jutsu:
Demonoid should move to Indonesia!
If cops want to arrest you, you just 'buy' them.
You also can 'buy' the judge.
The law is alsa buyable.

How is that any different from the U.S.? The trouble is the MAFIAA has more money than the people who can't afford their movies and music.

1213.7.2007 2:38

Surely they'd just mover server provider! Although i don't blame leaseweb, its not there fault BREIN are such giant douche bags!

1313.7.2007 3:37

Theyre not going to win by taking down one or two sites

but i hate the way theyre taking down my fav ones!

Long live Demonoid

1413.7.2007 4:43

They only doing this to so called deter people that make the sites from doing it. Its funny that they keep trying. First it was all the regular Morpheus and Napster type sites then it went to Chat based sharing sites then to tracker based sites to Torrent Sites. Each time they went through their so called piracy stoppage rain they always make this stuff evolve into faster more secure level to transfer what we want. Stupidity is all this is and a waste of money and for those people in corporate America and so forth need to wake up and see that they are not helping or stopping nothing all they are doing is making is harder to break.

1513.7.2007 5:00

Also if ya'll have noticed too that the more they take down the more they try and replace with their own version of some of these sites as a desperate attempt to take over a cash cow like system none of them thought of until it became so damn main stream. Thats why you see more and more of these video download sites crappy azz mp3 download sites and so forth popping up with if you pay this you can download all of this. Which is controlled BS thats not really worth nothing.

1613.7.2007 5:16
webe123
Inactive

The above title does not make any sense! Demonoid is doing just fine,I don't see how this affects them in canada!

http://www.demonoid.com/

1713.7.2007 8:33

I hope Demonoid lives forever, as well as TPB, Torrentspy, Torrentazos, and Isohunt. I have always found valuable info on these sites, and hope to continue.

1813.7.2007 9:21

no one with money to do anything cares about the bigger problems plaguing 98% of the people, when those in the 2% are losing money. who cares if they sill make millions a year, that album you stole makes them sad, and angry at you for taking their ten cents. the deadly sins rule this world, sad but true.

1913.7.2007 9:40
vinny13
Inactive

Originally posted by joonbugg:
I hope Demonoid lives forever, as well as TPB, Torrentspy, Torrentazos, and Isohunt. I have always found valuable info on these sites, and hope to continue.
Torrent Spy is pretty much gone... They got IP trackers up the ass.

2013.7.2007 10:53

Welcome to Canada Demonoid,
We hope you will enjoy our beer, women, healthcare and maple syrup, but don't stay too long. Our Prime Minister is Bush's lapdog and at the snap of his fingers Harper will jump high and proclaim you a terrorist, or even worse a child pornography site!

2113.7.2007 10:55
vinny13
Inactive

Originally posted by diabolic:
Welcome to Canada Demonoid,
We hope you will enjoy our beer, women, healthcare and maple syrup, but don't stay too long. Our Prime Minister is Bush's lapdog and at the snap of his fingers Harper will jump high and proclaim you a terrorist, or even worse a child pornography site!
Hey man, don't be dissin' the maple syrup!

lol

2213.7.2007 11:55

Well; I just logged into my account at Demonoid and everything's fine as normal....

..so I wouldn't say they're calling it quits yet;)

2313.7.2007 12:58
LILBUCK
Inactive

I welcome Demonoid to CANADA

The only problem I have in canada is those nazi's at shaw internet who call me complaining about the amount of gig's I download/upload. I hope Demonoid will continue with many years of success being one of the best p2p sites available.

................oh I almost forgot I wish cancer to all the employees at BREIN, may you life sucking whores die a horrible death

2413.7.2007 16:48

May Demonoid sail the seas of the digital world forever and us loyal pirates continue our plundering.

2513.7.2007 20:08

Yo ho ho and a download or two.. or three! :D

Suck it up Brein. When the smoke finally cleared your plunder was GONE!


Demonoid... it is ALIVE!!!

2613.7.2007 21:02

websites come and go, just as P2P programs. Napster..Morpheus..WinMX..Kazaa..Emule..

2714.7.2007 7:21

All of these problems caused to the sites is free advertising. More people are reading the articles and then going to the sites mentioned and learning about p2p service. Brein and others should shut up and leave this alone because there stupidity is backfiring.

2814.7.2007 9:24

yeah, i remember when i was the only one downloading music. i used winmx. this was in 2000. only a knit select group knew it, and when you mentioned free music people were like "omfg what?!?". but now everyone knows if not from friends, from these companies telling use the big names sites and programs for us to pick up and use now.


But they all do sort of the same thing, and that is rearrange what you thought was real, and they remind you of the beauty of very simple things. You forget, because youre so busy going from a to z, that theres 24 letters in between... You turn on... tune in... and you drop out...

PS3 Username: Anubis66

2915.7.2007 14:39

Well just in case Demonoid is brought down are there any other sites similar with just the same or nearly same reputation?

3017.7.2007 13:29
luther13
Inactive

DEMONOID IS DOWN AGAIN. I AM A LOYAL BELIEVER IN SHARE AND SHARE ALIKE SO WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON. PS I AM FROM CANADA AND I WELCOME THEM WHOLE HEARTEDLY.

LONG LIVE PIRATES

3117.7.2007 13:38

Hmmmmm... it doesn't look down to me.

3217.7.2007 16:24

Moving to Canada is a smart move however revealing the identity can be very harmful. I hope it does not come to that.

3317.7.2007 18:31

I agree entirely. This could change at a moment's notice and get very ugly. I don't think any of us want to see that.


btw... HOT FROM THE PRESS... It seems as if the new Harry Potter book has already leaked and is now available on your friendly torrent site.

Yo ho ho and a download or two!!

3421.7.2007 1:39

Hi friends, if each user donate just one$ to demonoid, perhaps they would buy some new server, and law as well!

3529.7.2007 21:28

I agree with you that the way they are going after piracy is completely the wrong way. Because downloading music is culturally accepted, it will never be stopped or controlled. It's like the reason why you don't see anyone walking down the street without any clothes on. It's not because of the laws against it. It's because it is not culturally accepted.

The lawyers going after music pirates are the only ones making out in this. They can continue to collect their fees from a revenue stream (war on piracy) that is all but unstoppable. They can tout that they have shut down this site, or that site. They can say that they have gotten that 11 year old to pay $10,000 for the music that was found on their hard drive. But the net affect is nil. People will still download music without paying for it, as they don't see it as doing anything wrong. Some people will do it out of spite, sorta thumbing their noses at anti-piracy organizations.

The music industry will only succeed here when they have managed to change the publics perception of theft. When it is culturally wrong, ei, considered theft, only then can it be stopped.

Originally posted by spydah:
They only doing this to so called deter people that make the sites from doing it. Its funny that they keep trying. First it was all the regular Morpheus and Napster type sites then it went to Chat based sharing sites then to tracker based sites to Torrent Sites. Each time they went through their so called piracy stoppage rain they always make this stuff evolve into faster more secure level to transfer what we want. Stupidity is all this is and a waste of money and for those people in corporate America and so forth need to wake up and see that they are not helping or stopping nothing all they are doing is making is harder to break.

361.9.2007 11:59

wow people are so stupid... they think they can actually stop the pirating going on? nothing will stop this! If they shut down some sites, MORE will rise up to take thier place!

btw, any1 wanna send a a invite to demonoid plz?
gr8bgnutz@hotmail.com

3726.9.2007 2:43
moshirob
Inactive

Dear Reader,

I am a dutchman living in Asia more then 5 years, the most frustrated thing about laws about the internet that they are not all over the world the same. To stop talking about piracy.
I go many times to china Shang hai, and you can find on each street corner the best software and the newest DVD'S. Why sould I download the software if i can buy it for 0.10 cents a CD/DVD.
I think personally all these Film makers and software makers are allready earning more then ennough money. SO let them download, look you close one site but at that same moment 5 are new. You will never stop this. their are many more ways to get illegal shit. By message boards FTP sites. and many other ways, so let it free.. dont be dutch. first make rules all over the world that are the same. then you can do something about it. but till now you can buy in japan and thailand, china philipinnes all the newest shit. for almost nothing. so for now demonoid is offline just go to mininova.org. or another torrent site, we will allways find new ways to get illegal shit.
next time we dont use the internet but we will make our private satalite net. just over the satalites up and downloading, and I know that the technology is there allready, only a satalite.
Well a bit my frustration about this.... but I really hope that these dutch people are more smarter, because till now there are no global rules. let me know what you think..

moshimosh

3826.9.2007 12:31

how do i get back on demonoid?

3926.9.2007 17:01

So are they (Demonoid) down for repair like before, or we gone for good now. So what others have a simuler to Demonoid in the way of site searches and good user support?

ths S**T is drivin' me
Nuckin' Futs!


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4028.9.2007 0:16

aaaaaggggggggghhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!
I havent been able to get on demonoid for days now!
i think im gonna dieeeeeeeee!!!!
Has anyone heard what is happening or if they have been shut down?
oh pity me and the stress!!
I NEED MY DEMONOID!!
aaaaaaagggggghhhhhhhhhhhh!!

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 28 Sep 2007 @ 0:18

4128.9.2007 10:05

There have been conflicting reports as to the current status of Demonoid. On Wednesday it was initially reported by a number of sources Demonoid was this time taken offline by CRIA (Canadian Recording Industry Association). Yet just the next day it was reported by p2pnet.net of Ontario, Canada that Demonoid was, in fact, not dead. I have included links to the articles to which I refer so you can be the judge. My thought... stay tuned. They will rise again.

~ grinnz ~

Torrent Tracker Demonoid.com Take Offline
Torrent site Demonoid downed
Demonoid IS NOT DEAD!

4228.9.2007 12:30

omg
they should move their servers to Egypt lol
they wouldnt bother them at all there!!
i know cuz im married to an egyptian and they think everything should be for free!! LMAO

4330.9.2007 14:17

just want to let everyone know that Demoniod is back online. 9/30/2007

4430.9.2007 15:06

yaaaaaaay!!
im happy again!! ;)

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