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zacharye writes: Federal prosecutors in Virginia have shut down notorious file-sharing site and charged the service’s founder with violating piracy laws. The Associated Press broke the story on Thursday, reporting that the indictment accuses’s owner with costing copyright holders including record labels and movie studios more than $500 million in lost revenue.
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