Friday, May 27, 2005

Elliott Ness padlocks his first Web site

The FBI has shut down a Web site named elitetorrents.com. The site allegedly offered first-run movies, including the new Star Wars movie, via Bit Torrent distribution. But the FBI didn't just shut down the site; they put up a new Web site in its place:


I'm trying to think of a real-world analogy to this. They didn't just padlock the perp's joint; they put up a new sign out front. I wonder if this is a first.

May the Force be with you.

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