File Lockers

UltraMegabit Penalised for Deceptive Practices.

by Editor on February 28, 2014

Rudy Corella and his shady file locker UltraMegaBit.com have been penalised for deceptive practices. This is not the first time Rudy Corella has been taken to task by the Washington State.

In a statement released by the Washington State Attorney Generals department the following is outlined.

AG recovers $20K in settlement with Internet “file-locker” website, consumers to receive money from defendant
SEATTLE — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has recovered $20,000 from Rudy O. Corella, Jr., owner of Ultra Mega Corp to resolve allegations that Ultra Mega Corp engaged in a number of deceptive business practices in violation of the Washington state Consumer Protection Act.

Ultra Mega Corp, LLC (UMB) otherwise known as www.ultramegabit.com is a California corporation doing business via the Internet. UMB is a “file locker” — a website that stores files online and provides the opportunity for the files to be downloaded.

Unless a consumer purchases a membership, downloads are limited. Consumers may purchase memberships for $9.50 per month or $52 for six months.

The AGO alleges UMB failed to adequately disclose that member subscription plans automatically renew without the member’s approval. Additional deceptive business practices include:

• Failure to disclose that some content may be copyrighted and therefore illegal to download; and
• Implicitly leading members to believe they are accessing content legally on UMB by charging for access to that content.

“Ultra Mega Corp’s business model was confusing to consumers who are familiar with companies like Netflix or other companies that charge consumers a monthly fee to legally watch TV shows and movies,” said Assistant Attorney General Jake Bernstein, the lead on this case.

“The AGO investigation revealed that the most popular files stored on UMB are copyrighted works, such as TV shows and movies, that members can not legally download,” Bernstein said. “UMB members were unknowingly downloading copyrighted content illegally, opening themselves up to potential lawsuits by content owners, as occurred with Napster and the music industry.”

UMB does not provide any content on its own; rather, UMB pays affiliates to upload files that become available for UMB’s members to download. UMB actively solicits for and pays its affiliates up to $35 for every 1000 downloads that the affiliates’ files achieve.

The $20,000 recovered from Corella will go toward the AGO’S costs and fees.

Separately, Corella will email Washington state consumers who bought a premium membership between January 1, 2012 and November 20, 2013 and offer them a refund if they were charged for an automatically renewed membership that they did not want and did not make use of.

Consumers who bought memberships to this service, who do not hear from Corella, should file a complaint with the AGO.

Rudy Corella is the lead conspirator in the UltraMegaBit piracy outfit, owning the company. He has also had several run ins with the law over his dishonest activities such as his involvement with Elite Torrents and the sale of ScareWare fake antivirus products which misled consumers.

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As we further pursue pirates, we have continued to target piracy sites accepting donations.

Many pirates seek to offset server and web hosting costs by accepting donations using Paypal, Moneybookers, Payza and other methods. However using our sophisticated web crawling and detection methods we are making this much harder for the pirates.

Below is a list of sites which have lost the ability to receive donations using various methods.

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d-snf.net

dd-peliculas.com

ultraforos.com

filmelita.com

premium24h.com

arabtruck.info

camalliforever.com

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getmetal.org

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mymusiic.com

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filetrack.blogspot.com

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smwcentral.net

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ancientchinese.net

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hirntot.org

esferabit.com

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mugenguild.com

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teenwolfitalia.com

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blindtec.net

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movie-hq.com

music-decadance.blogspot.com

tododirectofull.blogspot.com

detodoprogramacion.com

veyaa.com

planetavago.com

We will continue to monitor these sites and work to remove payment processing from any which choose to re-instate accounts or attempt to create new accounts

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More Sites Lose Payment Processing

by Editor on January 4, 2014

The following sites have lost payment processing accounts since the 20th December.

0daymusic.org

24uploads.com

3xmovie.net

afilez.com

akafile.com

allanimedownloads.com

animecloud.me

arabloads.com

asianload.com

banashare.com

bayfiles.net

carrier.so

city-upload.com

daclips.com

darkanime.org

dvdrip-audiolatinos.com

euroshare.eu

filejungle.com

filekom.com

freesendit.com

hellshare.com

idownloadlink.com

instantleech.com

magnovideo.com

mediafire.re

medofire.com

moviesub.xtgem.com

muchshare.net

multiupfile.com

mxua.com

nervesocket.com

nirafile.com

palsharing.com

project-free-upload.com

putdrive.com

qshare.com

sharemods.com

tetrafiles.com

uploadinc.com

We will continue to target infringing and illegal file lockers and sites within the file locker eco system and we will work towards the complete removal of all payment processing options for sites which support illegal file sharing.

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Dead Sites List: 2013

by Editor on December 20, 2013

These sites are now dead as of 20th December 2013

1-clickshare.com
1hostclick.com
24upload.net
247upload.com
4bytez.com
4fastfile.com
4filehosting.com
4upload.net
4us.to
7bucket.com
aa.vg
addfiles.pl
afilemanager.com
allbox4.com
allofmp3tunes.com
anagua.com
animegoon.com
anonstream.com
apnagulshan.com
arabupload.tk
aroundshare.com
asdfshare.com
ash7analk.com
auexport.com
azrowear.net
azsharing.com
backuped.com
bajalo.org
bajasu.com
banashare.com
bb28.us
bitrecycler.com
blackbeard.ws
bonmuzon.com
boxstr.net
brontofile.com
brutalshare.com
buckshare.com
bullyhosting.com
buploads.com
bzlink.us
catchgator.com
cheapaccounts.com
chitashare.com
cloudnator.com
cloudnes.com
cloudtorrent.net
coraldrive.com
cushyhost.com
cyberlocker.ch
data-loading.com
data4share.com
datadump.org
datagrad.ru
datataxi.com
dataup.to
ddlanime.com
decashare.com
descarcamuzica.org
diglo.com
divxbase.com
divxfish.com
dlfile.net
dlz.nu
dofileshare.com
dollarsharing.com
domyshare.com
downdone.com
download15.com
downloadanime.com
downloadify.com
downloading.bz
downshare.us
downupload.com
drawpr.com
drop.st
dropshr.com
dump.ru
dumpert.onlydutch.com
dunpan.com
dynaupload.com
e-fisierul.net
enigmashare.com
ereryshare.com
etahosting.com
eupload.org
extralargemail.com
fastfilehost.com
fastfreefilehosting.com
fastsharez.com
felon.me
fiiile.com
fik1.com
file-bit.net
filedefend.com
filedino.com
file.gs
file.guardianbg.org
file.orispage.net
file2web.com
filebeep.com
filebox.com
filecrush.com
fileduct.com
filefaster.com
filefat.com
filefreak.com
filegag.com
filehost.hi2.ro
filehost.igelbremser.de
filehoster.jasminko.de
filehoster.net
fileking.co
filemates.com
filemonster.us
fileop.com
fileplayground.com
filerev.com
files-king.com
files-share.net
filesega.com
fileserver.cc
filesharesite.com
filesize.info
filesharehost.com
filesmall.com
filesnab.com
filesplash.com
filereactor.com
filerose.com
filetechnology.com
filestat.com
filestem.com
filestore73.com
filestoshare.com
fileuplo.de
filesupload.us
fileswanted.com
fileuploadx.de
fileuploadz.com
filevelocity.com
filexpressit.com
filestay.com
filewinds.com
filezee.com
filezpro.com
fisier.eu
flashstream.com
flashx.to
flatfilehost.com
flexshare.ru
foldo.ru
fooget.com
freecd-key.com
free-hosting-download.com
freefileserver.com
freehosten.de
freespace.com.au
freeuploads.fr
freeuploading.com
gb0.com
gbsharing.com
gbitfile.com
get4file.com
gigifile.com
gigsfile.com
glumbouploads.com
goldfile.eu
good.net
grupload.com
habboupload.com
hdon.us
heftyfile.com
hidebit.com
hiperhost.org
hizliupload.com
hizost.com
hkpch.com
host4shared.com
hostingcup.com
hotfile.com
hotonline24.com
i-filez.co
i-filez.com
ifile.ws
ifolde.ru
ihostia.com
indowebster.com
isound.be
jackson-host.de
jafiles.net
jakfile.com
jbsharing.com
jinksit.com
justmusicdoor.com
kupload.org
kickload.com
laoupload.com
latinserve.com
lavamus.com
letshare.it
ligamusic.com
lightupload.net
linkbampow.com
linkishare.com
livecrickethd.com
loadnshare.com
m9x.de
madshare.com
megafile.se
megaload.it
megashare.nl
megaunload.net
megaup1oad.net
memoupload.com
mepl.us
microdeluxe.com
migafile.com
migaload.com
min.us
miniuploader.com
minus.com
missupload.com
mlfat4arab.com
mojofile.com
monsteruploads.eu
movbay.org
movie2k.com
multishare.org
mupnet.ro
musix.me
myfileupload.net
myftp.ro
netdrive.ws
netuploaded.com
niceupload.com
nonstopshare.com
o2go.de
omegave.org
omploader.org
operaload.com
peeje.com
pfilesharing.com
philehosting.com
picoasis.net
pigsonic.com
pinafilm.com
pirateupload.com
planetbit.de
ploa.de
pluzshare.com
premiumreseller.us
putshare.com
pyramidfiles.com
q4share.com
quickfilepost.com
rapidearth.com
rapidmedia.net
rapidshare.in
rapidshark.pl
reliablefilehosting.com
rapidupload.com
rentafile.com
rfshare.com
roosle.com
sarirshare.com
save.la
saveanything.com
scalibux.com
sendbigfile.net
server-upload.com
servertip.cz
share-your-files.de
share76.com
sharebees.com
sharedl.com
sharedragon.com
sharefast.info
sharefilehost.com
sharefiles.me
sharefiles4u.com
sharejojo.com
sharerun.com
shareupload.info
shareupload.net
shareyourfile.biz
sharing-online.com
sharpfile.com
shiftfile.com
shragle.com
sim-files.de
skatafka.com
skyfile.co
sms4file.com
soundbox.com
sounddump.com
speedfile.org
speedload.org
stage666.net
storage.to
storages.ws
storemyshet.com
storing.ws
streamesel.com
swisky.com
syfiles.com
temp-share.com
tgf-services.com
toucansharing.com
ugomi.com
unlimitshare.com
ultrafiles.com
up-4.com
up-urs.net
upload1.com
upload24.net
uploadace.com
uploadarmy.com
uploadboost.com
uploadbyte.com
uploadearn.com
uploader.pl
uploadfiles.org
uploadgirl.com
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uploadjuke.com
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uploadorb.com
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uploadstube.de
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upyourfiles.com
upzaa.com
usstream.tv
vaultshare.com
videoveeb.com
videozer.com
vip-filez.com
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vshare.ru
waoshare.com
wealth66.com
wipfiles.com
wolfshare.com
wuuwza.com
xfilehost.net
xfileshare.eu
xfilesharing.ca
xvidstream.net
yefa.com
yotafile.com
youhost.ro
yourfilebin.com
yourfilehost.com
zedupload.com
zendfile.com
zoozoo.ca
zpag.es
zzupload.com

More updates to come.

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Hotfile.com Closed

by Editor on December 5, 2013

Today Hotfile closed for business. This is a watershed achievement for all those involved in bringing Hotfile to account for it’s massive copyright infringement.

Hotfile com

Earlier this year, we had Hotfile terminated by Paypal. This was a massive hit to Hotfile’s finances as memberships paid via Paypal was it’s largest source of income. Hotfile was also in court with the MPAA who finally won the case against this cyberlocker.

As a result, Hotfile closed with the notice displayed in the image above. All files are now gone.

The Hotfile case proves that no file locker, no matter how big or small, can survive the will of rights holders to take commercial copyright infringement head on.

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Netload.in is in liquidation.

by Editor on November 21, 2013

Netload recently lost access to Paypal again and it now seems the company which owns Netload is now in liquidation.

Netload liquidation

It is possible this is the beginning of the end for Netload, or it could be that the owners will relocate ownership of the site to another jurisdiction.

While the company is in liquidation assets can be sold off and unsecured creditors, including uploaders may lose their money owed by the company.

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Uploaded. One year on and nothing has changed.

by Editor on November 1, 2013

It’s been over a year since we published information about Uploaded, however in that year we have been quietly working to make things more difficult for this notorious cyberlocker.

Uploaded is loaded with copyright infringing content. It’s whole business model is based on the premise that there will be more uploads of copyright infringing content than DMCA notices issued to remove that content. It’s a giant game of risk and Uploaded do not care about limiting copyright infringement, they only need to make sure that as much content remains online as possible.

Uploaded1

Uploaded.net use the company Cyando AG at Hauptstrasse 24, 8832 Wollerau, Switzerland as their front of operations. Protected by a shielding corporate structure they continue to operate with complete disregard of all laws pertaining to intellectual property.

Uploaded.net also distributes child exploitation content and bestiality content from it’s servers and seems to do very little to combat it. Most observers looking at Uploaded’s website would make the assumption that this is a reputable provider of cloud services, however the truth is they simply pay uploaders to upload copyright infringing content.

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