WinMX shut down following RIAA requests
Friday, September 23, 2005
The network run by the program , as well as the WinMX homepage, has become the first casualty of a (RIAA) crackdown on file-sharing programs.
In mid-September, the RIAA sent Frontcode Technologies aletter asking them to implement filters to make it impossible for users to download copyrighted material from their site, or shut down. Frontcode seems to have shut down the network for now.
- Richard Menta. "WinMX Shut Down" — , September 21, 2005
- Sue Zeidler & Eric Auchard. "P2P music sites closing doors in legal fallout" — , September 22, 2005
- "Anti-music swapping tool launched" — , September 22, 2005
- WinMX homepage (archive)
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