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Posted: 6/17/2002 5:59:45 PM EDT
Used to be only about 10% of the material available was restricted. Now it seems 100%. I could not find a single item that was available for download. Anyone know what happened? Anyone got a backup besides Kazaalite?
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 6:01:43 PM EDT
Imesh But keep your antivirus seriously up to date
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 6:06:57 PM EDT
WinMX [url]http://www.winmx.com/[/url] It got mentioned over on slashdot, and every now and then you can find a diamond in the rough. Haven't tried it myself though...
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 6:19:13 PM EDT
Well it's true, they killed it... [url]http://www.audiogalaxy.com/pages/thread.php?&t=21181212[/url] RIAA, NMPA Reach Settlement With Audiogalaxy.com Recording Industry Association of America, National Music Publishers’ Association Reach Settlement with Audiogalaxy.com New York, NY, June 17, 2002 – The recording industry, music publishers and songwriters announced today that they have reached an out-of-court settlement with Audiogalaxy.com, the Napster-like clone, which requires Audiogalaxy to stop the infringement of copyrighted works on their peer-to-peer network. Yada-yada-yada Poor starving billionaire recording artists... Yada-yada-yada Lawyers continuing to ruin the country... Yada-yada-yada
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 6:33:26 PM EDT
So is Audiogalaxy going to just shut down completely? Hell saturday I just downloaded a song. But then again, most of the stuff I've downloaded is out of print or VERY hard to find Oi! and punk stuff. Anything else that I came across that was on a major label you weren't able to access. So I don't know what the deal is for sure. But I hope I can find a place to get some of this rare stuff still.
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 6:36:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 7:33:54 PM EDT
Man don't that pull 20 pounds of vacuum on an onion sack. Audiogalaxy was the only one I'm using that would actually download a song. WinMX and kazaa lite never seem to finish a download unless I turn off my ZoneAlarm. Well given time something better will come along i hope. Guess I'll put off that formatting and re-installing XP until we have some long CD burning sessions.
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 7:34:29 PM EDT
Originally Posted By ShamusMcOI: So is Audiogalaxy going to just shut down completely? Hell saturday I just downloaded a song. But then again, most of the stuff I've downloaded is out of print or VERY hard to find Oi! and punk stuff. Anything else that I came across that was on a major label you weren't able to access. So I don't know what the deal is for sure. But I hope I can find a place to get some of this rare stuff still.
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Everything is blocked. Even people uploading their own music that THEY wrote is blocked. They seemed to pull the plug this afternoon. Pissed me off. I was downloading Tom Clancey Books on Audio. I got vol. 1,2,6,7 & 8 but need vol 3,4 & 5 to have all of Executive Orders. I paid for his books but I love having them on MP3 to play when I'm working.
Link Posted: 6/18/2002 4:21:33 AM EDT
Damn, that sucks. I found alot of stuff on there. I don't know if I'm just not looking right, but I was't able to find much using Kazaa. Anybody know of any other free sites? Hell, I'd even be willing to pay a small monthly fee. I think AudioGalaxy was charging like four bucks or something if you became a "member" or something like that.
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