OiNK.cd Servers Raided, Admin Arrested

The Administrator of the most popular private Torrent Trackers OiNk.cd was arrested. The 24-year-old man from Middlesbrough was arrested. The British and Dutch Police stated that they confiscated the OiNk.cd servers in Amsterdam last week, however reports of the site still being active and fully functional 24 hours ago.

The Administrator of the most popular private Torrent Trackers OiNk.cd was arrested. The 24-year-old man from Middlesbrough was arrested. The British and Dutch Police stated that they confiscated the OiNk.cd servers in Amsterdam last week, however reports of the site still being active and fully functional 24 hours ago.

The servers of OiNK.cd – one of the most popular private BitTorrent trackers – are raided and the admin, a 24-year-old man from Middlesbrough, is arrested.

The British and the Dutch police both contributed to the investigation that was initiated by the IFPI and the BPI, two well known anti-piracy organizations. The operation was supported by Interpol who coordinated the international cooperation.

According to early reports OiNk’s servers were confiscated in Amsterdam last week. This seems to be unlikely because the site was still fully functional 24 hours ago. The administrator of OiNK was arrested this morning by the Cleveland Police. The BBC reports that his employer and the home of his father were raided as well.

Jeremy Banks, Head of the IFPI’s Internet Anti-Piracy Unit, said in a reponse to the news: “OiNK was central to the illegal distribution of pre-release music online. This was not a case of friends sharing music for pleasure. This was a worldwide network that got hold of music they did not own the rights to and posted it online.”

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