Now BTJunkie Shuts Down: Who Needs SOPA?

In the weeks after Internet users and some of the web’s biggest companies rallied around to fight SOPA’s approach to curbing online piracy, filesharing services of all stripes have taken a thrashing. First Megaupload was shut down and its flamboyant owner charged, then the Swedish courts ruled that the founders of the Pirate Bay could not appeal jail sentences handed down in 2009.

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