Limewire Shuts Down, Giving Less Options For Free Downloads

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A U.S. District Court judge has ordered LimeWire to be shut down, according to Consequence of Sound.

Four years ago, 13 record companies sued Lime Wire LLC so that their company and their artists could properly be paid for their hard work.

The LimeWire program is the only part of the company that will be shut down. However, the company apparently has some ideas for a new music service up its sleeve. We'll see how well that goes.

LimeWire, it's been real. You'll be missed by broke tweens around the world. Till then, long live BitTorrent. And then there's always paying for music.. hahaha.

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