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Piracy crackdown spurs shift in online file-sharing

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Piracy crackdown spurs shift in online file-sharing

Traffic in the popular file-sharing network BitTorrent has fallen in the wake of a crackdown on piracy, but file sharers have merely shifted to another network, eDonkey, new data released on Monday showed.

Popular movies like “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith” have surfaced on BitTorrent before they even appeared in theatres.

Story from Reuters