LimeWire, After Lengthy Battle, to Shut Down 31 Dec

LimeWire, the popular music file-sharing service that ran afoul of the music industry, has reached its end. The company said on Friday that it would be shutting down by the end of the year and closing its sole office in New York.”As a result of our current legal situation, we have no choice but to wind down LimeWire Store operations,” LimeWire said in a statement. “Despite our dedication and efforts, Dec. 31, 2010, will mark the day when LimeWire Store shuts its virtual doors.”
http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/03/limewire-after-lengthy-battle-to-shutdown-dec-31/Also see:Limewire says to close Dec. 31 after legal battle
LimeWire, the music file-sharing service embroiled in a lengthy legal challenge from the music industry, said on Friday it would be shutting down by the end of the year and closing its sole office in New York.In October, a U.S. federal judge granted the music industry’s request to shut down the popular LimeWire file-sharing service, which had been found liable for copyright infringement.
http://in.reuters.com/article/idINIndia-53342420101204
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