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This Little Piggy Got Busted By The Feds: Napster Heir-Apparent OiNK.cd Shut Down

Written by: Jimmy Hitt, CC2K Staff Writer


ImageSource: The BBC

OiNK.cd, as you may or may not be aware, was the 2007 equivalent of Napster, a utopian society of users dedicated to pirating the fuck out of anything and everything – except videos.  It also received advanced leaks of albums months before they were commercially available.  It was the greatest torrent site the world has ever known, and it is no more.

Can we have a moment of silence for the fallen?

OiNK: It has been real. I downloaded 300 albums off of you in six months. I heard more music than I ever should have and still have hundreds of albums waiting to be explored.  I will always love you, just as I always will love Napster Beta. Peace be with you as you head across the digital River Styx, no doubt listening to a pirated copy of Styx Greatest Hits.

Author: Jimmy Hitt, CC2K Staff Writer

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