Comments:Torrent tracker Demonoid.com down, possibly shut by Canadian Recording Industry Association

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This is a sad, sad day for pirates everywhere. Down with the CRIA!

If a Canadian "non-profit" outfit ordered the shutdown, will demonoid move to another country? Why isn't demonoid safe in Canada from laws of the United States? It seems decisions are being made without the consent of the people. For instance the separation of Quebec... sure it was going to happen eventually, but after so long of 50/50 votes, why was it 98% yes? MP members resigned over this. Also, Harper lowered taxes (for part of Canada) on July 1st, 2006, without anyone knowing. Did Quebec get reduced taxes? NOPE, didnt think so, and they're sure not gonna get it now that they've "separated." Or, what were the terms of the separation exactly? This, like the unionizing the laws of our continent, seems to be going over our heads. please, speak out.

Where are the Canadian laws that protects demonoid?!?! please, speak out.


As of 23:19 GMT wednesday 26 september 2007 this is a completely unconfirmed statement. Demonoid is down due to unknown circumstances.


Hey, It was a nice site and private for awhile...I think when they started allowing NFL games to download was a big mistake....but I hope they can rebound soon...al


"... isn't demonoid safe in Canada from laws of the United States? It seems decisions are being made without the consent of the people. For instance the separation of Quebec... sure it was going to happen eventually, but after so long of 50/50 votes, why was it 98% yes? MP members resigned over this. Also, Harper lowered taxes (for part of Canada) on July 1st, 2006, without anyone knowing. Did Quebec get reduced taxes? NOPE, didnt think so, and they're sure not gonna get it now that they've "separated"..."


- What the hell are you talking about? #1 Quebec didn't seperate. #2 US has no jurisdiction here. #3 Harper lowered GST - Government Sales Tax, which, when lowered, affects ALL provinces and territories.

Is there anything about your post that isn't a lie? I don't see anything.

Grey maket hosting[edit]

Online casinos get hosting on the Mohak reserves because it's a grey area of legislation and the main land location makes infrastructures much cheaper than Sea Land and others. Torrent trackers can always move there if the have too much legal problems else where. This is far from the end.

Real reason for Demonoid being down[edit]

Actually one of the Mods was cooking a steak on top of the server, and unfortunately the fat from the steak caused a short in the circuits. Those of us over in the Noid who know this Mod of old and well he's not the brightest bulb in the lamp

Demonoid was never private.

10/01/07: A new message has been posted on Demonoid assuring us that it is just mmaintenance "The latest changes to the site are giving us some problems - We'll be back soon"

"We received a letter from a lawyer represeting the CRIA, they were threatening with legal action and we need to start blocking Canadian traffic because of this."
"Thanks for your understanding, and sorry for any inconvenience."

(from their homepage http://www.demonoid.com/) —Zachary talk 20:13, 6 October 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]