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Pirate Bay boys launch legal cyberlocker 'BayFiles'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 30 Aug 2011 15:22 User comments (4)

Pirate Bay boys launch legal cyberlocker 'BayFiles' The founders of the infamous torrent tracker The Pirate Bay have announced the launch of their own legal cyberlocker, called BayFiles.
The service, like rivals, allows users to upload files and share them online.

BayFiles is also registered as a DMCA agent, meaning they will take down all files that are flagged as unauthorized due to copyright infringement and bans multiple-time offenders.

In the future, the company hopes to expand BayFiles into a "feature-rich" cloud service, a la Dropbox. Just like new services from Amazon, Google and Apple, the platform will allow you to upload your music and stream it from a phone (or from anywhere) as long as you have Internet access.

The service is free to sign up, and free members can upload files up to 500MB.

Premium members (at $7 a month or $63 a year) can upload 5GB files with unlimited storage.

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4 user comments

130.8.2011 16:16

Good! I wish this would become the new Rapidshare, if it's quality. TPB doesn't usually let people down.

Can't find anything about what the wait between downloading separate files is...oh well.

230.8.2011 20:23

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BayFiles is also registered as a DMCA agent, meaning they will take down all files that are flagged as unauthorized due to copyright infringement and bans multiple-time offenders.
if i cant upload my legally/illegally obtained songs to it to stream to my devices i don't want it. ofcourse i could always do a mass title change, strip any Stamps, and rewrite MD5 checksums. but wheres the fun in that :/

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331.8.2011 13:11

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Premium members (at $7 a month or $63 a year) can upload 5GB files with unlimited storage.
Err..Is it 5GB or unlimited storage? Or are we saying you can upload files of up to 5GB in size but your storage is unlimited?
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 31 Aug 2011 @ 13:12

Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

431.8.2011 13:29

Originally posted by dEwMe:
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Premium members (at $7 a month or $63 a year) can upload 5GB files with unlimited storage.
Err..Is it 5GB or unlimited storage? Or are we saying you can upload files of up to 5GB in size but your storage is unlimited?
Yep, sorry if that wasn't clear. 5GB maximum file size per file, unlimited storage.

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