Filesharing: US-Gericht schließt P2P-Tauschbörse Limewire

veröffentlicht am 31. Oktober 2010

Das Unternehmen LimeWire hat per Pressemitteilung („LimeWire Today, and What’s in Store for the Future„) mitgeteilt, dass es sich auf Grund eines Gerichtsbeschlusses gezwungen sieht, die Tauschbörse Limewire in ihrer derzeitigen Form zu schließen. Man arbeite daran, die freie Tauschbörse in ein kostenpflichtiges Angebot umzuwandeln. Zitat: „As of today, we are required to stop distribution and support of LimeWire’s P2P file-sharing service as a result of a court-ordered injunction. … , at this time, we have no option but to cease further distribution and support of our software. … During this challenging time, we are excited about the future. The injunction applies only to the LimeWire product. Our company remains open for business. … Our team of technologists and music enthusiasts is creating a completely new music service that puts you back at the center of your digital music experience. We’ll be sharing more details about our new service and look forward to bringing it to you in the future.“ Auf der Website findet sich der rechtliche Hinweis: „Legal Notice: This is an official notice that LimeWire is under a court-ordered injunction to stop distributing and supporting its file-sharing software. Downloading or sharing copyrighted content without authorization is illegal.