RapidShare is taking action against illegal downloading and users who have been downloading or uploading illegal content are reporting that their accounts have been terminated.
TorrentFreak reports that RapidShare is cracking down on pirates by terminating accounts and logging IP-addresses for legal purposes. Citing information from sources within RapidShare, TF says the filesharing service is targeting distributors of copyrighted material more than before.
RapidShare has long been a popular destination for people looking to upload or download music and movies but it seems the site can no longer stand the pressure from copyright holders.
"I can confirm that we reserve the right to terminate the accounts of users that do not act according to our terms and conditions," a spokesperson told TF.
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