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Us Government closes music sites

Written by Michael Carr on December 3, 2010

According to a report in The New York Times, last week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) closed a series of sites that facilitate illegal file-sharing. The sites include,,, and now when you go to those sites all you now see is the picture above.

The closures occurred as part of a new bill related to filsharing called the Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act is going through Congress. For more information you can read the New York Times story here.

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