FBI hits leading warez sites

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FBI hits leading warez sites

The digital piracy industry received another blow this week as law enforcement agents from 11 countries took part in a series of swoops on ‘warez’ sites throughout the world. Led by the FBI Cyber Division over 90 searches were made worldwide and a number of arrests have been made.

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has announced the crackdown and said that ‘Operation Site Down’ aimed to disrupt and dismantle many of the organisations behind the illegal distribution of copyright material. It claims to have taken down eight of the major warez networks in the world.

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