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Feds shut down file-sharing website

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 6:10 p.m. CST; updated 6:24 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 19, 2012

McLEAN, Va. — One of the world's largest file-sharing sites was shut down Thursday, and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said.

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